All Set To Hold UHS Entry Test Across Punjab On Sunday

All set to hold UHS entry test across Punjab on Sunday

LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 24th August, 2016) : Vice Chancellor of University of Health Sciences (UHS) Maj Gen (R) Prof Muhammad Aslam Wednesday said more than 56,000 candidates, including 36,000 females and 20,000 males, would appear in the entry test for Punjab's medical and dental colleges scheduled to be held on Sunday (August 28). Talking to APP, he said the candidates would compete for 3,405 MBBS seats in 17 public sector medical colleges and 216 BDS seats in three public dental colleges of the province.

Besides, there were around 3,000 MBBS seats available in 28 private medical colleges and around 1,000 BDS seats in 12 private dental colleges of the province, he added. He said the Punjab government finalised the arrangements for the test and deputed senior officials, including provincial secretaries, divisional commissioners and Board of Revenue members as monitoring officers whereas senior medical professors would conduct the test.

He said the district coordination officers (DCOs) of respective districts would act as `focal persons' to look after the arrangements of the test. Prof Aslam said that the test would be held simultaneously at 27 centres established in 13 cities including Lahore, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Multan, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Sargodha, Gujrat, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sialkot, DG Khan, and Hasanabdal. The VC said that in Lahore, seven centres had been established at the examination halls of the board of Intermediate and Secondary education, Lawrence Road; examination halls of the Punjab University, Wahdat Road; Government Comprehensive Girls High school, Wahdat Road; University of Education, Township; Lahore College for Women University, Jail Road, Govt Postgraduate College for Women Samanabad and Government Central Model School, Lower Mall where around 16,500 candidates would take the test.

The test would be comprised of 220 multiple choice questions (MCQs), divided into four sections namely Physics (44 MCQs), Chemistry (58 MCQs), English (30 MCQs) and Biology (88 MCQs). He said that the total marks of the test would be 1100 and there would be negative marking in the test while five marks would be awarded for each correct answer and one mark would be deducted for each incorrect answer.