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  • Apex court sets fee limit for country's private medical colleges

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJ) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday prohibited private medical colleges from charging more than Rs642,000 in fees and warned them of a complete shutdown if any discrepancies are found in their accounts...

    "The poor man's child also wants to become a doctor but can't due to a lack of resources," he added during a suo moto hearing on the matter of private fees' exorbitant fees...

  • Malpractices at private medical colleges have eroded value of Pakistani degrees, notes SC

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, during a suo moto hearing on the matter of private medical colleges' exorbitant fees, sought an explanation from Pakistan Medical and Dental Council's (PMDC) former vice-president, Dr Asim Hussain, on why he devised policies that benefited private medical colleges...

    PMDC counsel Akram Sheikh sided with the SC on the matter, claiming: "Private medical colleges are holding medical education hostage,...

  • CJP warns private medical colleges against turning into 'business organisations'

    Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday offered some words of comfort to private medical colleges fighting for their future, taking a comparatively lenient stance than the one he has taken in previous hearings...

    Having previously warned the owners and CEOs of private medical colleges of a "complete shutdown," the chief justice during Thursday's session said, "We don't want to shut down private medical colleges as they do share the...

  • Not cancelling admissions into private medical colleges yet, chief justice clarifies

    Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday clarified the apex court is not yet cancelling admissions into private medical colleges, but institutions' management need to adopt the court-devised admission policy within 15 days to avoid adverse circumstances...

    A day after disbanding the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), the chief justice was hearing cases in the Karachi Registry, where he said: "We are neither cancelling...

  • Private medical, dental colleges agree to cut revised fee by Rs50,000

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (Pami) on Wednesday agreed to reduce agreed on medical and dental college fee by Rs50,000...

    The decision was taken on the intervention of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who also said that it would be better to give colleges time to fulfill requirements rather than closing them down...

  • New ordinance gives unlimited autonomy to private medical colleges

    ISLAMABAD: With the promulgation of the ‘Pakistan Medical Commission Ordinance, 2019’ unlimited autonomy has been given to private medical and dental colleges as they will now be able to charge fees of their choice...

    These colleges have been allowed to give marks or points for additional tests such as interview of students...

  • Private colleges clinch top positions in inter exams

    RAWALPINDI: All the first three positions in the intermediate annual examinations held under the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Rawalpindi were clinched by the students of private colleges, exposing the performance of the government educational institutes...

    On Saturday, the Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education announced its result of intermediate examination held in April 2015 and again, the girls...

  • 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...

  • Private colleges free to admit students under 2013 policy: PMDC composition declared illegal

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday declared illegal the present composition of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and also its 2016 regulations for admissions to MBBS and BDS in medical colleges...

    Malik and Justice Jawad Hassan passed the order while allowing a number of appeals moved by students and private medical colleges challenging composition of the PMDC and retrospective implementation of its regulations...

  • PMDC, private colleges agree to increase fees

    ISLAMABAD: After the intervention of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI) have reached an agreement on the fee structure of medical colleges...

    In December last year, the CJP took suo motu notice of the exorbitant fees charged by private medical colleges and lack of a uniform admission policy...

  • 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...

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