1:16 am - Friday April 25, 2014

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council amends MBBS/BDS professional studies programmes

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) has amended the MBBS/BDS professional studies programmes comprising five professionals (semesters) while superseding the earlier MBBS programme schedule, which comprised four professionals.According to the new methodology, decided by the Council/Executive Committee, 1st professional of 2 years duration is divided into two professionals, the decision said.Furthermore, The executive committee/council also decided: “Any student who fails to clear first Professional in four chances availed or unavailed and has been expelled on that account shall not be eligible for continuation of medical/dental studies of the MBBS or BDS and shall not be eligible for fresh admission as a fresh candidate in either MBBS or BDS. Any student who fails to clear 2nd Professional in four chances availed or unavailed and has been expelled on that account shall not be eligible for continuation of medical studies of the MBBS and shall not be eligible for fresh admission as a fresh candidate in either MBBS or BDS.”Moreover, for full registration the medical practitioner shall have the following two modules including “Modules of Medicine and Allied” (six months) and “Modules of Surgery and Allied” (six months) while each module has to be completed separately in the same hospital recognised by the PM&DC.It is pertinent to mention here that the breakup of the columns of the house job modules can be deleted and be replaced by the abovementioned distribution.–Staff Reporter

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