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155 MBBS Graduates Awarded Degrees By FUMC
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155 MBBS Graduates Awarded Degrees By FUMC

Rawalpindi – The convocation of the Foundation University Medical College was held at the University Auditorium recently. Lt Gen Syed Zamir Ul Hassan Shah, HI (M) (Retd), the Secretary Defence, Ministry of Defence and Chancellor, Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) was the chief guest. Maj Gen Khadim Hussain, Rector FUI and Maj Gen Dr Akhtar Waheed,…

Sindh Medical Universities’ Entry Tests Taken Together For First Time
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Sindh Medical Universities’ Entry Tests Taken Together For First Time

KARACHI: For the first time, the admission tests of medical colleges and universities in Sindh’s five major cities are being taken together. The medical entrance tests are being taken in different universities and colleges in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, and Nawabshah. In Karachi, the tests are being conducted for admission in Dow Medical College, Jinnah…

PMA Says MDCAT Should Be Abolished
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PMA Says MDCAT Should Be Abolished

LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has expressed its concern over the alleged involvement of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) administration in the MDCAT paper leak and declares that the entry test has lost its moral authority and should be abolished. Speaking at a meeting held at the PMA House under the chairmanship of its…

UHS Instructions For MDCAT Candidates
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UHS Instructions For MDCAT Candidates

LAHORE- The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has issued new instructions for the candidates appearing in Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT) to be re-conducted on October 29. As per new instruction, the candidates are not allowed to bring clip boards at the test centres. Moreover, cell phones, calculators, books and notes, bags and…

Nowshera Medical College Staff Paid Without Work?
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Nowshera Medical College Staff Paid Without Work?

PESHAWAR: An irregular payment was made to the Nowshera Medical College staff members as salary from July 2014 to Dec 2016 as no student was enrolled in the constituent college of the Qazi Hussain Ahmad Medical Complex during that period, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was informed recently. From July 2014 until now, the government has…

1,500 (DUHS) Students Awarded Degrees
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1,500 (DUHS) Students Awarded Degrees

KARACHI – The Dow University Health Sciences (DUHS) held its 8th convocation at Ojha Campus on 18th October 2017. Over 1,500 graduates were awarded degrees, 25 were awarded gold medals, and 30 bronze medals and 29 silver medals were also issued to the outstanding students. The degrees were conferred upon the graduates of MBBS, BDS,…

UHS Implements Data Security in MDCAT Aftermath
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UHS Implements Data Security in MDCAT Aftermath

LAHORE – The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has approved new data security steps for conducting MDCAT in the aftermath of paper leak episode. The Security Advisory Committee constituted for this purpose met for the first time at UHS with Vice Chancellor Prof Faisal Masood in the chair.  Prof Eice Muhammad, FIA Punjab Additional Director…

Sargodha Medical College Teetering on Verge of Collapse
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Sargodha Medical College Teetering on Verge of Collapse

SARGODHA-The Sargodha Medical College is feared to be closed down due to shortage of teaching faculty, especially professor doctors. A number of seats of teaching faculty are still vacant and the students are forced to get training at the colleges of other cities. The situation has become concerning for not only students and their parents…

Punjab Govt. Notes Corruption in Free Meds Scheme
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Punjab Govt. Notes Corruption in Free Meds Scheme

LAHORE: The Punjab government has taken notice of rampant corruption in the scheme initiated by the government to provide free medicines to patients in Punjab hospitals, taking its cue from a report in the local news media. According to a report published in the local media, officials of several hospitals colluded with private companies to purchase medicines at…

Bahria University Celebrates 15th Anniversary of HEC
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Bahria University Celebrates 15th Anniversary of HEC

Islamabad: Bahria University organised various sports events as part of HEC’s 15 years celebrations in the month of September 2017. Events were held in all the campuses of the university i.e. Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore. Islamabad Campus organised Badminton (Inter Departmental Double Championship) event to mark the celebrations. The team consisted of 12 players of…

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