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  • 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...

  • 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...
  • Girls colleges in Shangla non-functional for want of teachers

    SHANGLA: The two girls degree colleges constructed two years ago in Shangla district have been non-functional for want of the sanctioned staff, complain students and activists...

    “I had to quit education after passing the intermediate level as the government has failed to provided the required staff at the two degree colleges in the district, and because I cannot afford high fees of private colleges,” Jia Ali, a student, told Dawn... ...

  • 7pc drop in foreign students enrolling at US colleges: report

    The number of new students from abroad enrolling at United States (US) universities has dropped by an average of 7 per cent at nearly 500 colleges and universities surveyed this fall, the Institute of International Education reported on Monday...

    However, the IIE said that colleges had fared better than expected this year amid concerns about the country's political climate and fear that it could drive students away...

  • Lecturers vow not to allow sell-off of govt colleges

    KOHAT: The college lecturers took out rallies in Kohat, Timergara and Lakki Marwat against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s plan to privatise the government colleges and put them under the board of governors...

    The speakers said that privatization of colleges would block the opportunities of getting higher studies for the students and make the education out of the reach of poor people...

  • Cadet colleges without facilities to face action

    MURREE: Education minister Punjab Rana Mashood Ali on Friday said legal action would be taken against cadet colleges operating without proper facilities...

    It may be noted that the resort town has seen a mushroom growth of cadet colleges set up in hired buildings such as hotels...

  • Policy on admissions to medical, dental colleges finalised

    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 Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), besides issuing new schedule of entrance tests...

    University of Health Sciences (UHS) Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Junaid Sarfaraz Khan told the meeting that some 177 words which had...

  • 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...

    It is a fact that girls have outnumbered boys in medical colleges but majority of them don’t opt for government jobs after studies which deprive people of quality healthcare, he maintained...

  • Nursing schools being upgraded to colleges in Punjab: minister

    LAHORE: Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khwaja Salman Rafiq has said the Punjab government is upgrading nursing schools of the province to colleges and revising their curriculum...

    University of Health Sciences Vice-Chancellor retired Maj-Gen Dr Muhammad Aslam, PGMI Principal Prof Anjum Habib Vohra, Board of Management chairman retired Ziauddin Butt, senior faculty members and retired and in-service principals of various medical...

  • Admissions for 2017-18: PMDC board proposals heavily tilted in favour of private colleges

    LAHORE: The recommendations furnished by high-powered panel of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) on the fresh admissions for 2017-18 appear to be heavily tilted in favour of private colleges, envisaging unbridled power and huge financial benefits for these institutes...

    Headed by PMDC Vice President Prof Dr Abid Farooqi, the board consists of the council members Prof Dr Eice Mohammad, Prof Dr Khaliq Naveed, Prof Dr Ejaz...

  • PBC member seeks to regulate entry to law colleges

    Mr Sheikh emphasized the need to reform the measures regulating entry to law schools in a way that the number of seats in law colleges should remain in proportion to the total number of lawyers in the bar who had ten years of standing and were available to train new entrants...

    Similarly, the rules for granting affiliation to law colleges must be standardised across the board and voluntary training sessions and lectures by already...

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