Senators concerned over Medical, Dental College admission test

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

The Senators on Friday expressed concerns over the recent Medical & Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT), pointing out some issues in the process due to which many eligible students particularly of remote areas could not qualify for admissions.
Speaking on point of order, Senator Aurangzeb Orakzai said that some students have obtained fake domiciles to get admission on erstwhile FATA allocated seats. He demanded that this issue should be sent to the concerned committee. Senator Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi said that rural areas students cannot competes the students studying in major cities. He said that this is very important issue and should be resolved on priority. Senator Ghous Muhammad Khan Niazi proposed that MDCAT should be held on provincial level to resolve such issues in the future.
During session, Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani directed the concerned ministry to get a report regarding recent Medical & Dental College Admission Test from Pakistan Medical Commission.

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