The Medical & Dental College Admissions Test (MDCAT) for admission in the course of MBBS and BDS Session 2022-2023 was conducted on Sunday at Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS) Jamshoro.

A total number of 15367 candidates from all over the province appeared in the test.  Candidates having domicile of 13 tagged districts including Hyderabad, Sanghar, Shaheed Benazirabad, Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Mirpurkhas, Tharparkar, Umerkot, Jamshoro, Matiari, Tando Allahyar and Tando Mohd Khan are eligible for admission in 350 seats of MBBS, 100 seats of BDS at LUMHS and 100 seats for Boys at Bilawal Medical College (BMC – LUMHS) Jamshoro.

The test was conducted by Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) Karachi, under the strict vigilance, security, human resources and physical arrangements provided by Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro. The entire campus was under high security cover to ensure the safety of the candidates.

Medical Camps under the supervision of senior Professors were established to cope with any medical emergency of the candidates.  The Vice-Chancellor LUMHS Prof Ikram Din Ujjan personally monitored the conduct of the Test.

While addressing the representatives of electronic/print media, Vice-Chancellor LUMHS Prof Dr Ikram Din Ujjan expressed, that it is for the first time in the history of this University as more than 15000 candidates appeared in the Entrance Test, it was a very huge task to make proper arrangements for the massive number of candidates who were accompanied by their parents/siblings.

He informed that the entire process of conduct of MDCAT has been accomplished successfully with the joint efforts of Faculty members, officers and staff of this University.

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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