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4,502 appear in JCAT for induction of postgraduate trainees

By Our Correspondent
March 04, 2024
Students take an entrance exam. — APP/File
Students take an entrance exam. — APP/File

LAHORE: On the direction of the Secretary SHC&ME Ali Jan Khan, the King Edward Medical University conducted the 21st Joint Centralised Admission Test (JCAT) on Sunday.

Vice-Chancellor Prof Mahmood Ayaz visited the examination halls at Punjab University examination centre. This exam was held for the induction of postgraduate trainees in all the public sector institutions of Punjab.

Considering the convenience and number of candidates from South Punjab, the exam was held simultaneously at Lahore and Multan centres as instructed by the Punjab government. The exam was held in the 11 halls at the Lahore centre and seven halls at the Multan centre.

Total 4,502 candidates appeared at Lahore and Multan centres, while 156 foreign candidates also appeared in the exam. The KEMU Vice-Chancellor Prof Mahmood Ayaz visited the examination centre and expressed satisfaction with the arrangements.

The Controller of Examinations KEMU Prof Haroon Hamid remained present at the Lahore centre and closely supervised the Multan centre along with VC, NMU Prof Mehnaz Khakwani and Nishter Medical College Principal Prof Rashid Qamar. The Controller Examinations ensured the smooth proceedings of the exam.

The JCAT examination was conducted by the staff of the Examination Department KEMU and NMU under the supervision of Secretary Health, VC KEMU, VC NMU, Controller Examinations KEMU and Principal NMC Multan.

Special facilities were provided for the disabled and sick candidates by the medical team of Mayo Hospital Lahore. The Vice-Chancellor appreciated the examination department for conducting a successful exam with the best arrangements.

In continuation with its tradition, the Examination Department will declare the result within 48 hours using modern technology. The result will be displayed on the official website of KEMU.