Entrance test application forms for admissions to medical and dental colleges will be available from today on Saturday University of health sciences (UHS) vice chancellor Prof Malik Husain Mubashar said. Candidates can get forms free of cost and the last date for submission of application forms will be September 7, 2011. Entrance test examination will be held on September 13 in the 12 major cities of the Punjab province.
Entrance test application Forms will be available at UHS, the King Edward Medical University, Lahore; Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore; Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore; the Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore; de Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore; Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi; Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad; Nishtar Medical College, Multan; Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur; and Shaikh Zayed Medical College, Bahawalpur.
Entrance test paper would be prepared from a common syllabus prepared by the UHS on the directions of the Punjab government and syllabus was based on common core knowledge, taken from both FSc and non-FSc syllabi and textbooks. “There will be a single paper and all questions will be set in a way that no question will be out of course and textbooks of both FSc and non-FSc schemes of education,” prof Mubashar said.
More than 35,000 candidates were expected to appear in the test this year and all the arrangements for entrance test of medical and dental colleges had been finalized. He said that a total of 22 centres were being established for this purpose three in Lahore, four in Rawalpindi, three in Bahawalpur, three in Gujranwala, two in Faisalabad and one each in Sahiwal, Multan, Gujrat, Sargodha, D.G. Khan, Rahim Yar Khan and Hassan Abdal.
Candidates from Lahore, Sahiwal, Gujrat, Gujranwala and Sargodha must submit their applications at the UHS; those from Multan and D.G. Khan at Nishtar Medical College Multan; those from Rawalpindi and Hassan Abdal at Rawalpindi Medical College Rawalpindi; and those aspiring to appear from Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan and Faisalabad must submit their applications at Quaid-e-Azam Medical College Bahawalpur, Shaikh Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan and Punjab Medical College Faisalabad, respectively.