Sindh High Court issues notices on petition against cancelation of medical colleges’ admissions

Karachi, November 20, 2017 (PPI-OT):A double bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) headed by Mr. Justice Aqeel Abbasi, here Monday heard a petition filed against the government decision to cancel the results of NTS tests for admissions in the government-run medical colleges and universities of Sindh province and issued notice to the respondents.

According to details, Pasban e Pakistan President Altaf Shakoor and a student Haziq Khursheed had filed a constitutional petition number 7852/ 2017 in the Sindh High Court, praying to declare the government notification dated 11/11/2017 for cancelling the NTS results for admissions in government-run medical colleges and universities as null and void.

Making the province of Sindh through secretary health department, NTS through its CEO and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) through its Chairman respondents, they submitted that the NTS is reputed company involved in providing services for conducting various examinations, tests, screening processes for the government and other institutions.

The petitioners denied the allegations of entry paper leak and said that the impugned notification was issued without lawful authority is liable to be declared as null and void. They prayed that petitioner Haziq Khursheed is entitled to be given admission in medical college/ university in accordance with the result of the NTS entry test, requesting the apex court to declare that no fresh test is required.

They also prayed to declare that the test results of the entry test for MBBS and BDS for session 2017-18 are valid and liable to be acted upon. They requested to restrain the respondents or their agents from conducting any other entry test for MBBS and BDS Session 2017-18. After ordering to issue notices to the respondents the bench adjourned the case to November 28, 2017.

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