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UHS MBBS/BDS PROSPECTUS for Public Sector Medical / Dental Colleges of the Punjab Session 2015-16

Medicine and Dentistry are the noblest of professions and attract the most
brilliant students. These students demand a system of
selection that is duly
probing, robust and fair. University of Health Sciences Lahore has tried to make
the process structured and transparent which is regularly reviewed to ensure that
only suitable and capable candidates are admitted. The Government beli
eves
that all candidates should have an equal opportunity to show their suitability for
the undergraduate course and entry to the medical or dental profession based on
the principles of
Merit, Justice, Equity and Transparency.
Students joining medical and
dental institutions are ready to accept the
challenges that 21
st
century has brought to and will continue to bring to medicine.
It is an exciting time for undergraduate medical and dental education, and the
passions, beliefs and enthusiasm of those who wi
ll embark on a satisfying and
challenging career are well placed to positively influence and advance the
undergraduate learning environment in our institutions.
If you enjoy helping people Medicine
and Dentistry
are
the most rewarding
careers you can cho
ose. As a doctor you will be involved in diagnosing and
treating illness and providing advice and reassurance to your patients. It requires
an enquiring mind, the capacity to acquire and maintain high levels of knowledge
and the ability to relate to indivi
duals each with their own health needs.
Students, therefore, should be aware of hard work ahead of them as they
enter medical and dental colleges. However, from the Entrance Test to
graduation they must feel confident that University of Health Sciences’ p
olicies
are fair, transparent and equitable.
The Prospectus has been designed to facilitate the students seeking
admission to Government Medical and Dental Institutions of Punjab. It has been
written in a simple language to give a better understanding o
f selection and
admission process. Much of this document focuses on rules and regulations for
selection and admission of candidates. Furthermore, it also outlines the courses
of study and examination pattern for both MBBS and BDS students. This
Prospectus
is being issued with the approval of Government of Punjab.
uhs prospectus 2015

ABBREVIATIONS

AIMC
Allama Iqbal Medical College
AJK
Azad Jammu and Kashmir
AMC
Ameer
ud
Din Medical College
BDS
Bachelor of Dental Surgery
DCD
de’Montmorency College of Dentistry
DGMC
Dera Ghazi Khan Medi
cal College
DSPMC
Dental Section Punjab Medical College
EAD
Economic Affairs Division
FATA
Federally Administered Tribal Area
FJMC
Fatima Jinnah Medical
University
FSF
Foreign Self
Finance
G
K
MC
Ghazi Khan Medical College
, D.G.Khan
GMC
Gujranwala Medic
al College
HEC
Higher Education Commission
HSSC
Higher Secondary School Certificate
IBCC
Inter Board Committee of Chairmen
IELTS
International English language Testing System
KEMU
King Edward Medical University
KMSMC
Khawaja Muhammad Safdar Medical Co
llege
KPK
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
MBBS
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MCQ
Multiple Choice Question
NICOP
National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis
NID
Nishtar Institute of Dentistry
NMC
Nishtar Medical College
NOC
No Objection Certifica
te
NSMC
Nawaz Sharif Medical College
NUML
National University of Modern Languages
OSPE
Objectively Structured Performance Evaluation
PATA
Provincially Administered Tribal Area
PEEF
Punjab Educational Endowment Fund
PMC
Punjab Medical College
PMDC
Pa
kistan Medical and Dental Council
POC
Pakistan Origin Card
PTAP
Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme
QAMC
Quaid
e
Azam Medical College
RMC
Rawalpindi Medical College
SAT II
Scholastic Aptitude Test (Subject)
SEQ
Short Essay Question
SIMS
Services
Institute of Medical Sciences
SKZM
D
C
Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical & Dental College
SLMC
Sahiwal Medical College
SMC
Sargodha Medical College
SSC
Secondary School Certificate
SZMC
Sheikh Zayed Medical College
TOEFL
Test of English as a For
eign Language
UHS
University of Health Sciences Lahor
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DEFINITIONS

1.
“Admission Board”
means the Admission Board of the Government Medical
and Dental Institutions of the Punjab.
2.
“Admission Form”
means the application submitted by an eligible candida
te
for admission to any public sector medical and dental institution of the
Punjab.
3.
“Academic Year”
means
the annual period (a minimum of 09 months) during
which a student attends the college.
4.
“Carry On”
means promotion of a failed candidate in the next
higher class
without clearing all the subjects in previous professional examination (Not
allowed under the provisions of this Prospectus).
5.
“Chairman”
means Chairman Admission Board.
6.
“Competent Authority”
means the Chief Minister Punjab
7.
“Dental College”
means an institution offering a 4
year course, leading to the
award of BDS degree on successful completion of the course.
8.
“Domicile”
means a certificate of permanent residence issued by the office of
District Co
ordination Officer under the Pakistan Citiz
enship Act, 1951 (II of
1951) and rules made there under (vide Rule 23).
9.
Dual Nationality Holder
means a Pakistani citizen holding both Pakistani
and Foreign citizenship/nationality with proof of such citizenship/nationality.
10.
“Government”
means Gove
rnment of the Punjab.
11.
“Internal Assessment”
means assessment or
evaluation of knowledge, skills
and attitude of a student by his/her teachers/supervisors in the college.
12.
“Medical College”
means an institution offering a 5
year course, leading to
the awar
d of MBBS degree on successful completion of the course.
13.
Overseas Pakistani
means a
ny pers
on holding a Pakistani Passport/ NIC/
NICOP
/POC or
any other official document providing his Nationality and is
stationed abroad.
14.
“Prof”
means Professional Examin
ation conducted by the University.
15.
“Unadjusted Marks”
means total marks (raw score) obtained by a candidate
in an examination (For example, F.Sc or Equivalent Examination), excluding
marks or credit for any extra qualifications such as NCC, Hifz
e
Quran,
etc.
16.
“University”
means University of Health Sciences Lahore.
17.
“Up
gradation”
means the act or process of raising a candidate from an
institution he/she is already admitted to an institution
listed
higher
in the order
of preference
in his/her Admission F
orm, in the event of creation of vacant
seat(s)
,
in subsequent round(s)
during the admission process
Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore
b.
Ameer
ud
Din Medical College, Lahore
c.
de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore
d.
Dental Section Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad
e.
Fatima Jinnah Medical
University
, Lahore
f.
G
hazi
Khan Medical College, Dera Ghazi Khan
g.
Gujranwala Medical College, Gujranwala
h.
Khawaja Muhammad Safdar College, Sialkot
i.
King Edward Medical University, Lahore
j.
Nawaz Sharif Medical College, University of Gujrat
k.
Nishtar Institute of Dentistry, Multan
l.
Nishta
r Medical College, Multan
m.
Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad
n.
Quaid
e
Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur
o.
Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi
p.
Sahiwal Medical College, Sahiwal
q.
Sargodha Medical College, University of Sargodha
r.
Services Institute of Medical Sc
iences, Lahore
s.
Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical & Dental College, Lahore
t.
Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan

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