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    Self Financed Medical Colleges In Pakistan Punjab

  • CJP Nisar summons Punjab governor's son to court in medical colleges' fee case

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Tuesday summoned Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana's son to the Lahore registry of the Supreme Court (SC) to answer questions regarding a telephonic call to a female lawyer involved in a case regarding the inflated fee structure of private medical and dental colleges...

    During the hearing, a female lawyer on the case told the court that Rajwana's son had tried to contact her after...

  • Punjab Assembly speaker wants govt to disaffiliate medical colleges from two universities

    LAHORE: Speaker Pervaiz Elahi has asked the health minister to disaffiliate medical colleges from the Gujrat and Sargodha universities, which the Shahbaz Sharif-led government opened without any spadework and the required support...

    In Gujrat University, Mr Elahi said the medical college was opened in two blocks of the varsity’s purpose-built building and it could not function to anybody’s satisfaction level...

  • 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...

  • Open merit replaces 76 medical self-finance seats

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has converted 76 seats for Foreign Self-Finance Scheme in public sector medical and dental colleges into open merit for the children of overseas Pakistanis and Pakistanis having dual nationality...

    The decisions were shared in a meeting of the health department held on Tuesday with regard to admission policy in medical colleges for the children of overseas Pakistanis and Pakistanis having dual...

  • 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)...

    According to documents available with Dawn, 12 applications have been received from...

  • 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...

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