UHS medical and dental colleges entrance test results 2013
19,063 score over 60pc in entrance test
Lahore, Sep 28: The University of Health Sciences (UHS), Lahore, announced the result of
Entrance Test 2013 for admission to medical and dental colleges of
Punjab on Thursday.
A total of 41,677 candidates appeared
in the entrance test held on September 22, out of which 19,063 scored
more than 60 per cent marks. As many as 5644 scored 50 to 59 per cent
marks whereas 5323 candidates secured 40 to 49 per cent marks. A total
of 11,647 candidates scored less than 40 per cent marks.
to Pakistan Medical and Dental Council's regulations, the pass/fail
criterion is abolished for the medical colleges' entrance test.
Iqbal s/o Malik Muhammad Iqbal from Multan district got the first
position securing 1076/1100 marks whereas Shahwaz Ahmad s/o Riaz Ahmad
of Faisalabad and Wajeeha Naveed d/o Naveed Zafar of Gujranwala district
bagged second and third position by securing 1070/1100 and 1065/1100
marks respectively. The eligible candidates will compete for 3405 MBBS
and 216 BDS seats in 20 public sector medical and dental colleges
respectively. Besides, there are 3050 MBBS and 715 BDS seats available
in 28 private sector medical and 12 private dental colleges of the
province. The admission forms for government medical and dental colleges
will be available from October 21 to October 26. All those candidates
who have secured at least 80 per cent aggregate marks according to the
Pakistan Medical and Dental Council's formula will be eligible to apply
for admission on open merit basis. The last date for submission of
application forms is October 26. The first selection list will be
displayed on November 16 whereas classes in all public sector medical
colleges of the Punjab will commence on December 02.
teachers: University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore has produced a
first batch of 22 certified medical teachers. The certificate course in
medical teaching was launched by UHS last year under the International
Strategic Partnership in Research and Education (INSPIRE) project
sponsored by the British Council. The facilitators from University of
Liverpool, UK, trained the participants of the course which were
selected from various medical colleges of Punjab.
the certificate distribution ceremony on Thursday, regional director of
British Council Richard Weyers said the INSPIRE project aimed at
strengthening the academic and research partnership between the UK and
Pakistan. He told the media that currently 10 partnerships were running
successfully across Pakistan. Moreover, 17 partnerships had been
initiated under the second round of the project, in a variety of subject
areas ranging from health and environment to energy and education, he
UHS Vice Chancellor Maj Gen (R) Prof Muhammad
Aslam said the university had over 42 affiliated medical and dental
colleges. "Over 24 colleges have the departments dedicated to medical
education, but they realise that they lack the latest knowledge and
skills required for efficient practice. The news
"what would be the merit this year?is it going to increase or decrese?...nd i hve heard that uhs promised supreme curt not to incres merit furthr..is that true?"
Name: ayesha khatoon
City, Country: multan,pakistan
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UHS produces first batch of certified medical teachers
Lahore: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has produced the first batch of 22 certified medical teachers.
The certificate course in medical teaching was launched by the UHS
last year under the International Strategic Partnership in Research and
Education (Inspire) project sponsored by the British Council.
The facilitators from the University of Liverpool, UK, trained
participants in the course which were selected from various medical
colleges of Punjab.
Addressing the certificate distribution ceremony on Thursday, British
Council Regional Director Richard Weyers said the Inspire project aimed
at strengthening the academic and research partnership between the UK
He said currently 10 partnerships were running successfully across
Moreover, 17 partnerships had been initiated under the second round of
the project, in a variety of subject areas ranging from health and
environment to energy and education, he said.
UHS Vice-Chancellor Maj-Gen Prof Muhammad Aslam (retired) said the
university had over 42 affiliated medical and dental colleges.
"Over 24 colleges have departments dedicated to medical education,
but they realise that they lack the latest knowledge and skills required
for efficient practice.
Hence, the university is collaborating with the University of Liverpool
under the Inspire banner, to develop an innovative and sustainable
project aimed to increase efficiency, basic knowledge and skills of
medical teachers," he said.
UHS's Centre of Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) Director
Prof Arif Rashid Khwaja, who is coordinator of the programme, said the
course was taught on campus in two sessions. Between the teaching
sessions, the students carried out a series of activities at their
workplace and gathered evidence of their teaching
The topics covered in the course included learning process of
students, planning and delivering lectures to large and small groups,
principles of assessment, and evaluation and innovation.
Medical educationists Dr Ian Willis and Dr Janet Strivens from the University of Liverpool also spoke.
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Inter Part-I results on Oct 22
Lahore: The Punjab Boards Committee of Chairmen has
decided that all nine boards in the province will declare intermediate
Part-I annual examinations for 2013 results on Oct 22.
The PBCC meeting chaired by Lahore board chairman Nasrullah Virk here
on Wednesday also extended last date for Class-IX registration till Nov
PBTE results: The Punjab Board of Technical Education on Wednesday
declared the results of Diploma in Associate Engineers/Diploma Dress
Making and Dress Designing (first and second year) annual exams for
As many as 13,370 out of 66,286 candidates have been declared
successful in the first year examination with a pass percentage of
20.17. In the second year examination, 54,110 candidates appeared out of
whom 20,163 passed with a pass percentage of 37.26.
APPOINTED: The governor/ chancellor has appointed Prof Dr Zubair A
Khan as Faculty of Electrical Engineering dean and Prof Dr Abdul Sattar
Shakir as Faculty of Civil Engineering Department dean at the UET,
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Lahore: Punjab University (PU) has announced the results of LLB Part II, LLB Part III
annual examinations 2013 and Diploma in Physical Education
(Under-Graduate) annual examination 2013.
The PU has also
issued date sheet for the BA/BSc, supplementary examination 2013. The
exam will start on October 24, 2013. The detailed results and date sheet
are available at PU website www.pu.edu.pk. The news
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GCUF female teachers booked
Faisalabad: In an extreme step, the Government College
University administration has got registered a case against its female
teachers for 'ransacking' the varsity property and on some other charges
that seem petty.
The female teachers of different varsity departments, including
mathematics, Urdu and physics, had been staging demonstrations outside
the university for the last three days to protest sacking of some of
The agitators said the varsity had shown the door to several teachers
who had been serving the institution for years instead of renewing
their contracts. They also alleged that the teachers were sacked to
accommodate some blue-eyed candidates.
On Wednesday, the teachers again protested against the varsity
administration demanding Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif take notice of
the 'injustice' done to them.
This time, Gulberg police registered a case against about 60 people,
including five protesting teachers – Shakeela Sham, Tayyaba Nighat,
Nasreen Siddique, Razia Sultan and Saima who were nominated.
The teachers have been booked under sections 148, 149, 186 and 290 of the PPC with no arrest so far.
The case was registered on the complaint of Talib Hussain, a shift commander of the GCUF security.
According to the complainant, the accused teachers on Monday gathered
outside the gate No 2 of the varsity and staged a protest
"They tried to enter the university and misbehaved with the guards
and stopped them from performing their duty," the complainant said.
The protesters also blocked traffic, entrance to the university and
continued 'violent' protest for more than 4-5 hours, he said, adding
they forced their entry into the university and ransacked its property
and created problems for the students.
Responding to the case registration, the accused teachers said their
agitation was peaceful, denying they caused any damage to the varsity
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