Petitions for admission policy disposed 

The new regulations empowered University of Health Sciences (UHC) to conduct admissions in medical and dental colleges


Our Correspondent August 05, 2017
PHOTO: PMDC.ORG.PK

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday disposed of a set of petitions filed by private medical colleges and students allowing Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) to implement its 2016 admission regulations.

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Previously, the court had suspended the regulations when PMDC was going to implement them retrospectively on the admissions held in 2016. The new regulations empowered University of Health Sciences (UHC) to conduct admissions in medical and dental colleges.

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While defending the PMDC regulations, counsel Noshab Khan contended that the new regulations were made to ensure principles of equality and transparency in admissions. On the other side counsel for the colleges had opposed the retrospective effect given to the new regulations.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 5th, 2017.

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