Pakistan

Writ filed at PHC: Seeking recovery of MDCAT’s fees

Written by The Frontier Post

Humayun Khan

PESHAWAR: A writ has filed at Peshawar High Court seeking recovery of fees obtained from Testing and Evaluation Platform (TEP) who conducted test of Medical and Dental Colleges Test (MDCAT) for medicines studies aspirant students across Pakistan which is unregistered firm while used National Taxation Number (NTN) of another company.
The writ petition was filed by Danyal Asad Chamkani Advocate on behalf Muhammad Ibrahim who was appeared in MDCAT test conducted by TEP.
Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), Secretary Education and Secretary Higher Education Department have been made respondents in the writ petition.
The writ petition stating that PMC had granted responsibilities of conducting MDCAT test to such company which did not registered with Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan while allegedly involved malpractice by using NTN of another company to obtain contract of medical and dental colleges test.
The writ further added that TEP had received millions of rupee as fees from aspirant of professional studies in medical and dental colleges while arguing that the organization is failed in delivery of services during MDCAT test, therefore requesting honorable court to recover money of student.
The petition stating that PMC had neglected rules and regulation whereas contract was granted to an organization which lacks potential for conducting such activity, so the future of students is at stake.
The petition further requested PHC to stop medical and dental colleges from granting admissions till final decision of this instant writ and added to initiate action against TEP for using NTN of another organization for acquiring the contract.

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