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  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    Local government ministers in Telangana state, of which Hyderabad is the capital, expressed their delight on Twitter at the new centre, a partnership with local software firm RMSI...

  • A-level students can apply to medical colleges across Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Friday announced that A-level students can take admissions in MBBS and BDS programs across Pakistan on open merit and foreign quota, though the latter will only be for foreign nationals, those with dual nationality or overseas Pakistanis who have obtained their A-levels or an equivalent qualification from a foreign institution...

    PMDC President Prof Dr Shabir Lehri said...

  • 32 medical colleges apply to be registered by PMDC

    ISLAMABAD: With the medical education industry already rife with criticisms and international organisations also making recommendations for improving the quality of medical education, another scandal is waiting to happen after 32 fresh applications for registering medical colleges have been received by the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS)...

    NHS Secretary Ayub Sheikh claims the ministry only has the mandate to ensure the...

  • PMDC allows medical colleges to increase fees

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Monday agreed in principle to increase the fee for private medical colleges subject to certain conditions...

    Colleges have been informed that fees can only be increased to no more than Rs800,000 if they ensure admissions are on merit, improve infrastructure, provide free medical education to 5pc students and submit an affidavit that they will follow the agreement...

  • PMDC experts to assist NHS ministry with registration of medical colleges

    Five senior officials from the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) will assist the Ministry of National Health Sciences (NHS) to prevent misunderstandings in the registration of 20 new medical colleges...

    Officials from the legal, finance and inspection departments and two members of the council will help the ministry ensure applicants have met all the requirements before applying to register as a medical college...

  • Policy on admissions to medical, dental colleges finalised

    LAHORE: The admission board for medical and dental institutions of Punjab has finalised the new policy and forwarded it to the chief minister for final approval, making many changes to the syllabus of some subjects...

    The board also took many other important decisions regarding admissions of overseas students and adjustment of additional seats being filled by the medical colleges in violation of the rules and regulations of the...

  • Governor for revisiting admission policy of medical colleges

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Mehtab Ahmad Khan has said the policy of admission to medical colleges should be revisited to ensure effective healthcare in the province...

    Speaking at the convocation of the Khyber Girls Medical College (KGMC) on Saturday, he said that female doctors should spend more time in the profession to save the lives of people, especially of their gender...

  • Medical colleges to be ranked for quality

    ISLAMABAD: Pushed by dissatisfied students and parents, the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to categorise the country’s 132 medical colleges according to the quality of education they provide...

    Though clinical orientation session starts from the very first year of medical education, PMDC sources said that there were complaints that many colleges could not offer that fully because the hospitals they were...

  • PMDC to ask NHS ministry for moratorium on new medical colleges

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to ask the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) to impose a moratorium on the registration of new medical colleges, which have already exceeded the acceptable number...

    PMDC President Dr Shabbir Lehri believes that a moratorium is the only way to ensure the quality of medical education, institution and students...

  • Faculty at unrecognised medical colleges to face suspension

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to suspend the registration of faculty members who have been teaching in unrecognized medical colleges or which are recommended for closure...

    Moreover, faculty members who have been teaching in unrecognised colleges will not get experience certificates for the period of teaching there...

  • PhD a must for principal, dean of medical colleges

    ISLAMABAD: Although faculty members who do not have PhDs or equivalent degrees have previously been appointed professors, the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has now decided that a PhD degree is a must for faculty members to be promoted to professors...

    Following this decision, only faculty members possessing PhDs or Fellowship of the College of Physicians and Surgeons (FCPS) will be appointed vice chancellor, principal or...

  • Students losing out in medical colleges’ bid to increase profits

    ISLAMABAD: A young doctor who just completed his MBBS and began his house job had his registration denied by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) due to an admission dispute between his college and the council...

    Usman Afzal, 25, is a graduate of the Khyber Medical College (KMC) Peshawar, and recently began his house job...

  • KP medical colleges leave academic year courses unfinished

    PESHAWAR: The public sector medical colleges in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have not been completing the course for the first year classes as well as the academic year spanning 36 weeks since long and asking the students to go through the remaining course on their own, according to sources...

    The sources said that the entire admission process to the seven public sector medical colleges took around five months to complete, resulting in wastage...

  • PMDC bars admission to 17 medical colleges

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has stopped 17 public and private sector medical colleges from admitting students for the 2015-16 session for being critically deficient in faculty and other facilities...

    Besides, the PMDC has recommended to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination to order closure of four of the colleges for constantly violating rules and regulations...

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