The University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore on Friday declared the results of entrance tests 2012.
Kanza Noor Butt from Gujranwala had the highest marks: 1,082 out of 1,100. Ali Haider Jafry and Awais Raza of Lahore got the second and third highest marks, 1,077 and 1,067 respectively.
All the 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. According to the formula, 10 per cent weight is given to a candidate’s matriculation exam score, 40 per cent to marks obtained in FSc examination and 50 per cent to the entrance test score.The eligible candidates will now compete for 3,305 MBBS and 216 BDS seats in 19 public sector medical and dental colleges. There are also 3,050 MBBS and 725 BDS seats available in 28 private sector medical colleges and 12 dental colleges across the province.
The admission forms for government medical and dental colleges will be available from October 31. The last date for submission of application forms is November 10. The first lists will be displayed on November 26. Classes are likely to commence on December 13.
A total of 36,100 candidates appeared in the test that was held on September 23. Of them 16,065 scored more than 60 per cent marks. As many as 5,737 scored 50-59 per cent.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 29th, 2012.