Lahore: under auspices of University of Health Sciences for all public and private medical and dental colleges in Punjab is being held on Sunday, 23rd September (today) in 12 cities of the province simultaneously at 9.00 am sharp, for which 20 examination centres have been established. Administration of UHS has directed the candidates to reach their concerned examination centres at 8.00 a.m. as the doors of the centres would be closed at 8.15 a.m.
A spokesman of University of Health Sciences Lahore, informed that approximately 36000 candidates are likely to participate in the entry test for public and private sectors medical and dental colleges of the Punjab for which all the arrangements have been finalized. He explained that in Lahore there are 3 examination centres one at Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Centre, Lawrence Road, the second at Punjab University Examination Hall, Wahdat Road and the third one is at Govt. Comprehensive Girls High School Wahdat Road. Whereas, Islamia University (Baghdad-ul-Jadeed Campus) Bahawalpur, Govt. Post-Graduate College, Sahiwal, Shaikh Zayed Public School, Rahim Yar Khan, have been declared as examination centres. Similarly, examination centers are also established at Agriculture University and Govt. College for Women, Madina Town Faisalabad, University of Gujrat, Siddique Public School, Govt. Degree College for Boys Satellite Town, (6th Road), Ideal Cambridge School, Govt. Post Graduate College for Women, (6th Road) Rawalpindi. Due to the flood, the examination centres of Dera Ghazi Khan have been shifted to Govt. Degree College for Boys Muzaffagarh and the candidates of DG Khan Division are directed to appear in the said centre. Moreover, one each examination centre has been established at University of Sargodha, Govt. College for Women Hassan Abdal, Bahauddin Zakriya University Multan and Govt. Higher Secondary School, Govt. Comprehensive School, and Govt. Boys College Satellite Town Gujranwala.
The spokesman further informed that the duration of the entry test shall be two and a half hours. He said that parents and attendants of the candidates would be provided with comfortable waiting areas with drinking water and adequate toilet facilities near every centre. Moreover, traffic police has been directed to make special traffic and parking arrangements to ensure smooth flow of traffic near examination centres. The candidates have been directed to wear identify cards while coming to the examination centres so that in case of traffic jam, traffic police/ wardens could help them for reaching their destiny. These candidates shall compete for 3305 MBBS seats in 16 public sector medical colleges and 216 BDS seats in three public dental colleges of the Punjab. Besides, there are 3050 MBBS available in 28 private medical colleges and 715 BDS seats in 12 private dental colleges of the province.