Sindh High Court asks Pakistan Medical and Dental Council to file comments in medical colleges’ admission case

Karachi, December 15, 2017 (PPI-OT):Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday asked the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) to file comments on a petition against taking fresh tests for admissions in the government run medical colleges. According to details, a double bench comprising Mr. Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Mr. Justice Arshad Hussain Khan resumed hearing of the constitutional petition number 7852/2017. The deputy attorney general submitted that the matter in issue has been decided by another SHC bench comprised Mr. Justice Munib Akhtar and Mr. Justice Omar Siyal.

Pasban lawyer Farah Khan Advocate submitted that they have been initiating two grievances through this constitutional petition, adding the first issue has been decided; however, the second issue of the PMDC negligence is yet to be decided.The PMDC by virtue of Regulations 2016 has decided the admission criteria, fee structure and refund of fee, which is not being compiled by private medical colleges. Under the law the PMDC is supposed to keep any eye on such violations. Meanwhile, the learned court directed the PMDC lawyer to file their comments and adjourned the case on January 16, 2018.

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