- Punjab govt decides to scrap 283 further seats, added 10 years in the past for admission to the province’s medical and dental faculties
- Based on the Vice-Chancellor of UHS, Dr Javed Akram, the choice will come into impact this yr
- Seats in MBBS will likely be decreased by 267, whereas BDS seats will drop in quantity by 16.
LAHORE: The Punjab authorities on Tuesday introduced it has determined to scale back 283 further seats that have been earlier elevated for admission to the province’s medical and dental faculties.
Based on the Vice-Chancellor of the College of Well being Sciences (UHS), Dr Javed Akram, the extra seats have been added 10 years in the past.
Dr Akram mentioned that this yr, seats in MBBS will likely be decreased by 267, whereas BDS seats will drop in quantity by 16.
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Final yr, 3,621 candidates entered the Bachelor of Drugs and Bachelor of Surgical procedure (MBBS), and Bachelor of Dental Sciences (BDS) programmes, he mentioned.
“The most number of seats have been reduced in medical colleges of South Punjab,” the UHS Vice-Chancellor mentioned, including that with fewer seats, induction on advantage will improve as in comparison with final yr.