To make sure the admission of FSc (Pre-medical) and A2 Cambridge college students in private and non-private medical universities of Pakistan, a joint high-level assembly was held below the co-chair of Federal Schooling Minster, Shafqat Mahmood, and SAPM on Well being, Dr. Faisal Sultan, immediately in Islamabad.
Given the disruption induced within the educational 12 months and exams because of COVID-19, the assembly mentioned varied choices to save lots of the tutorial 12 months of A2 and F.Sc. Pre-medical college students and guarantee their well timed admission to private and non-private medical universities throughout the nation.
PMC knowledgeable the Minister that as per the PMC Undergraduate Schooling (Admissions, Curriculum, and Conduct) Laws 2021, all college students who want to search admission in medical and dental faculties can take the MDCAT examination, even when they haven’t but taken their FSc pre-medical or A-Stage exams.
MDCAT examination shall be performed from thirtieth August to thirtieth September 2021. All college students who’re taking their A-Stage exams in October can take the MDCAT examination in September and likewise apply for admissions to medical faculties earlier than their exams are held.
Admissions should be finalized in medical and dental faculties by fifteenth January 2022 as per PMC Laws. It was agreed that to accommodate college students taking their A-Stage exams in October and anticipated ends in January 2022, every medical and dental faculties and universities shall be directed to not finalize the admission on seats equal to the candidates who’ve taken their A-Ranges in October and are awaiting their outcomes and the admission on these seats shall be finalized after the outcomes can be found in January 2022.
For this function, PMC will allow faculties to finalize admission on these particular class seats by tenth February 2022.
Vice President PMC additionally requested the Federal Minister for Schooling and SAPM Well being to contemplate the difficulty of utilizing solely elective topic outcomes this 12 months for advantage creation in public faculties, given the F.Sc. exams being held for elective topics solely. PMC is already contemplating a coverage on these traces for personal faculties.
Each reaffirmed that the incumbent authorities is concentrated to deal with the training emergencies because of COVID-19, and no stone shall be left unturned to supply the scholars honest alternatives for his or her profession path.
It was additionally agreed that the Ministry of Federal Schooling would intently coordinate with provincial governments for the sleek implementation of this coverage.