Recently, the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) refused to accept the PLEa of Sindh regarding reducing the MDCAT passing marks. However, a delegation from Sindh visited the PMC and requested to reduce the passing marks for the Private medical and dental colleges. In the delegation, the VCs of PUMHS, JSMU, PAMI visited the PMC headquarter.
However, during the meeting, the PMC president stated that he couldn’t permit to grant the concession in MDCAT marks on the direction of the Supreme court. However, further, he said that in Sindh, around 71,000 students secured 65% marks in MDCAT. From which 2900 candidates will get admission in the public colleges. At the same time, the remaining 4200 candidates who secured 65% marks can easily get admission in the 2590 seats in the private sector colleges.
PMC also stated that Sindh Government should focus on the educational expenses of Finnaciallu unstable students and help them.