Students Take PMC to Court Over Out of Syllabus Questions in MDCAT


College students who lately appeared within the Medical and Dental School Admission Take a look at (MDCAT) 2020 have challenged the examination within the Sindh Excessive Court docket.

By way of their lawyer, Jibran Nasir, the scholars contended that the Pakistan Medical Fee (PMC) had assured that no out-of-syllabus query can be included within the examination. Nonetheless, as admitted by the PMC in its post-exam assertion, the MDCAT 2020 had at the least 14 such MCQs.

Advocate Jibran Nasir informed the courtroom that although his shoppers have cleared the examination, they imagine that their outcomes have been combined up.

There are a number of irregularities within the outcome. The position quantity is of one other scholar and the result’s of one other scholar.


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In his opening remarks, the PMC’s lawyer, Zeeshan Abdullah, apprised the courtroom that the outcomes of the MDCAT have been introduced. He stated that greater than 121,000 college students appeared within the examination, however solely 67,611 handed by securing a minimal of 60 p.c of marks.

Upon listening to the arguments, the courtroom requested PMC to submit its reply and adjourned the listening to till January 4.

College students Announce Protest

Earlier on Monday, medical college students had began a marketing campaign towards PMC over the ‘unfair’ MDCAT 2020 examination.


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Taking to Twitter, one of many campaigners began the ‘battle towards this TYRANNICAL GOV’ and appealed to fellow college students to lift their voice by utilizing #SaveOurFuture. Extra college students had joined the marketing campaign in the hunt for ‘justice.’

PMC Solves the Downside

An hour after saying the MDCAT 2020 outcomes on Wednesday, the fee additionally issued a post-exam evaluation report, highlighting that at the least 14 out of 200 MCQs had been discovered to be ‘ambiguous and discriminatory.’ It stated that equal marks had been awarded to each scholar for these inquiries to keep away from any injustice.



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