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MDCAT 2017

Medical admission test for colleges held across Punjab

LAHORE: The rescheduled Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) 2017 were held on Sunday at various examination centres across Punjab province amid stringent security measures, ARY News reported. As many as 65,000 medical aspirants – including 41,000 female and 24,000 male students – took the test from 13 cities of the province at 28 different examination centres. In Bahawalpur, several students were not permitted to give the test as they did not bring the original B-Form. Many candidates protested outside…

FIA arrests key suspect in medical entrance paper leak from Multan

MULTAN: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday arrested the prime suspect involved in leaking medical entrance examination papers while he was trying to flee the country from Multan International Airport . The suspect has been identified Rao Bilal – an employee of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) – who was attempting to flee the country to evade an arrest via a private airline flight. According to FIA officials, Bilal has been shifted to Lahore for an initial investigation. His arrest was made after…

LHC scraps varsity’s medical entrance test results after paper leak

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday has discarded the results of Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) 2017 after ruling in favour of the petitioners and directing the authorities to re-conduct the admission test. The court was hearing a petition filed by a group of medical students who adopted a stance that one of the examination papers was leaked purposefully, impairing admissions of medical students on the merit basis. The students – in the petition – pointed out that the leaked examination paper…