MDCAT to be conducted by provinces through public universities

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHS, R&C) Tuesday passed “The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council Amendment Bill, 2022” and “Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Bill 2022” by majority vote. The PMDC bill was introduced by Senator Saleem Mandviwalla and Senator Kauda Babar. The bill passed by majority vote, […]

Pass marks for foreign graduates’ skills exam won’t be reduced

Islamabad The regulator for medical and dental education has refused to reduce pass marks for the skills exam taken by foreign graduates for mandatory registration, insisting that accepting a request for the purpose is tantamount to denying patients treatment by ‘safe’ doctors. “The National Medical and Dental Academic Board declared in a meeting that the […]

No orders for merger of dental-medical colleges: PMC

Islamabad : The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has denied ordering the merger of dental colleges with medical colleges and declared reports about it fake. “In response to incorrect and false news being spread, it is clarified that we have neither directed dental colleges to merge with medical colleges nor [have ordered] shutdown [of] the dental […]

MDCAT test date to be announced soon: PMC

Islamabad : Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) on Thursday said that the next MDCAT test will be conducted national wide through its central computerised system. According to PMC spokesperson, the commission will soon announce the date for holding of next MDCAT test across the country. He advised the students and parents to avoid following unauthentic and […]

PMC to improve healthcare education standards

Islamabad : The Pakistan Medical Commission strives to improve healthcare education through the advancement of quality medical and dental education in Pakistan. PMC being a healthcare regulator is setting benchmarks in line with best global practices to ensure quality healthcare for every citizen of the nation. PMC changed the old, obsolete, and orthodox mode of […]

Pakistan Medical Commission conducts NLE successfully

Islamabad : Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has successfully conducted first ever National Licensing Examination (NLE) on its own with the help of an in-house developed integrated system. According to PMC spokesperson, as many as 9,700 students appeared in PMC’s first ever National Licensing Examination (NLE), which was conducted through National Medical Authority (NMA). He said […]