Plea against MDCAT schedule dismissed

Published November 28, 2020
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday dismissed a petition against the schedule of medical and dental colleges admissions test. — Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons/File
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday dismissed a petition against the schedule of medical and dental colleges admissions test. — Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons/File

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday dismissed a petition against the schedule of medical and dental colleges admissions test (MDCAT) and directed the authorities concerned to strictly follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) during the examination.

Headed by Justice Nadeem Akhtar, the two-judge bench asked the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) to ensure that all SOPs issued by the National Disaster Management Authority, and the federal and provincial health ministries in relation to Covid-19 pandemic must be strictly followed in letter and spirit by students, invigilators and all persons/staff present at the examination centres during the MDCAT.

Published in Dawn, November 28th, 2020

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