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Transparent conduction of MDCAT 2022 is a big challenge for ETEA and KMU: Secretary HED

  • Author: Editor
  • Event Date: Thursday, 13 October 2022
  • Published on: Monday, 07 November 2022
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The Secretary Higher Education Department Muhammad Daud Khan has said that transparent conduct of MDCAT 2022 is a big challenge for Education Testing and Evaluation Agency (ETEA) and Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar. Since the career of our future doctors depends on this test, all important and necessary steps for this test will be taken on priority basis.
He has expressed these views while presiding over a joint meeting of ETEA and KMU organized in KMU regarding the MDCAT 2022, while on this occasion vice chancellor KMU Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haq, Special Secretary Health Abid Ullah Kaka Khel, Pro vice chancellor KMU Prof. Dr. Lal Muhammad Khattak, Executive Director ETEA Khalid Ilyas, Director ETEA Dr. Asim Ali Shah, KMU Coordinator Admission Prof. Dr. Jawad Ahmed and Director Admission Muhammad Arshad Khan were also present at the occasion.
In the meeting, besides confirming the decision of the provincial admission committee to hold the test on Sunday, November 13 simultaneously in five regions of the province, it was decided to prepare the test paper according to the syllabus of PMC under the management of ETEA.
In the meeting, it was also approved to conduct the test in indoor halls for the convenience of students and to avoid any kind of weather problems. The decision was also confirmed in the meeting that the test will start at 11 am and end at 2 pm simultaneously in all the centers and after the test, apart from providing the carbon copy of the paper to the students, the KEY of the test will be uploaded on the same day to PMC, ETEA and KMU websites. 
Earlier, while addressing the meeting, Secretary HED Muhammad Daud Khan said that in the past, ETEA and KMU have been conducting medical and dental admission tests together successfully and it is also expected that transparent and best arrangements will be made for the success of the MDCAT 2022. He said that the organization of MDCAT is a manifestation of the trust of Pakistan Medical Commission and Provincial Government on KMU and ETEA and it is hoped that both institutions will use all possible resources to make this test ideal.


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