Student seeks to stop MDCAT results

Humayun Khan

PESHAWAR: A writ petition has filed in Peshawar High Court seeking to stop Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) and demanding to direct medical colleges to suspend admission process.

The petitioner Laleena Zaman has filed writ petition and Alamzeb Advocate shall argue the case before honorable court in which Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), Secretary Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and private testing company Testing and Evaluation Platform (TEPS) were made respondents.

The writ petition stating that PMC had violated section 18 of its own Act which stated that the MDCAT shall be conducted across the country on same day but it was started from 1 August and ended on 30 September.

The writ further added that MDCAT was made from Federal Board syllabus while 18 constitutional amendment had devolve the matter to provinces and formation of test from one syllabus shall made deprive students of the provinces because the test was conducted unfair and nontransparent manner.

The writ further stating that recheck the test of petitioner by subject specialist and added to direct respondents to produce test paper and answer keys along with other record before honorable court.

The writ added that due to new procedure of test intelligent students are deprived from obtaining admissions in medical colleges because in some places the easy while on the other hand it was tough for some groups on different date and places.
The writ petition stating to stop MDCAT results along with suspension of admission process in medical colleges on the base of MDCAT test.