LAHORE, SOME 47,559 hopefuls (31,149 female and 16,410 male) showed up in therapeutic and dental schools' passageway test for the Punjab which was led by the University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore, at the same time in 13 urban communities of the territory, in the midst of tight security, on Sunday. A year ago, 45,156 hopefuls showed up in the test.
The test, began at 0900 hrs, at 34 focuses set up in Lahore, Sargodha, Sahiwal, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Bahawalpur, Multan, DG Khan, Rahimyar Khan, Rawalpindi, Sialkot and Hasan Abdal. Applicants began coming to their focuses as ahead of schedule as 6 o'clock in the morning. More than 3,700 invigilators and supervisory staff performed obligations at 34 focuses.
Countless work force were sent at the focuses to keep any disturbance. Ambulances and flame detachments were additionally made accessible at the focuses to counter any untoward occurrence. Additionally, close circuit TV (CCTV) cameras, cell telephone jammers and stroll through entryways were introduced at all the focuses. There were fitting courses of action for the impaired understudies, stopping and sitting tight region offices for the folks of the hopefuls. Move down force generators were likewise given at the vast majority of the focuses. The competitors and folks communicated their fulfillment on the course of action made by UHS and the commonplace government. Folks were seen discussing Holy Quran for the achievement of their kids. No untoward occurrence was accounted for over the span of the test.
In Lahore, Secretary LG&CD, Khalid Masood Chaudhry, Secretary MPDD, Nadeem Irshad Kiyani, Secretary Higher Education, Irfan Ali, Secretary Women Development, Amna Imam, CEO Punjab Examination Commission, Nasir Iqbal Malik, District Coordination Officer Capt (R) Muhammad Usman and other senior authorities checked the plans for a sum of 9,574 female and 4,830 male competitors who showed up in the test at the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education examination lobbies at Lawrence Road, Punjab University examination corridors at Wahdat Road, Government Comprehensive Girls High School, Government Central Model School Lower Mall, University of Education, Township and Lahore College for Women University, Jail Road. Extra Chief Secretary Punjab Syed Mubashar Raza and Secretary Health Jawad Rafique Malik went by different focuses and observed the plans.
In Rawalpindi, 5,780 competitors showed up in the test. The quantity of competitors in Multan was 6,783, Faisalabad 4,757, Gujranwala 2,729, Bahawalpur 2,178, Sargodha 1,821 Sahiwal 2,434, Gujrat 1,439, DG Khan 1,611, Rahimyar Khan 1,434, Hasan Abdal 624 and in Sialkot 1,565 hopefuls showed up in the test. Conversing with media on this event, UHS Vice-Chancellor Maj Gen (R) Prof Muhammad Aslam said that medication and dentistry draw in the most splendid understudies consistently and these understudies request a framework that is properly examining, powerful and reasonable.
"UHS has attempted to make the procedure organized and straightforward which is frequently surveyed to guarantee that just suitable and fit hopefuls are conceded", he said, including that UHS trusted that all applicants ought to have an equivalent chance to demonstrate their suitability for the MBBS and BDS programs.
Prof Aslam said that passage to the restorative and dental calling was taking into account the standards of legitimacy, equity, value and straightforwardness.
In the mean time, the UHS transferred the answer keys to the inquiry papers of distinctive shading codes on its site www.uhs.edu.pk. With the assistance of these keys, competitors can figure their scores themselves. The official result will be reported inside of 10 days.
In the following stage, those competitors who will score 82 percent or above total imprints as per the equation of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council will be qualified to apply on open legitimacy premise and will pick the schools of their decision by submitting confirmation frames from October 01 to October 10. These structures, alongside the outline, will be accessible free-of-expense from UHS, Lahore, Nishtar Medical College, Multan, and Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi, amid the said dates. The main determination list for therapeutic schools will be shown on October 30.
There are 3,405 MBBS seats in 17 open segment restorative universities and 216 BDS seats in three open dental schools of the Punjab. Also, there are 3,450 MBBS and 855 BDS seats in 27 private segment therapeutic universities and 13 dental schools of the region separately.