After approval from Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), Islamabad and Provincial Govt. Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar, starts registration for Educational Testing & Evaluation Agency (ETEA) Medical Entrance Test 2020.
The test will be held simultaneously on Sunday, 20th September in 15 different cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Swat, Chakdara, Timergara, Batkhela, Kohat, Bannu and DI Khan. Test halls allotment will be made later, on the basis of registration. According to the schedule issued by the KMU Directorate of Admission, the registration of test has been started from 24th August while the last date of registration has been fixed for 7th September 2020. Scratch cards for registration amounting to Rs. 3000 / – will be available from 31 different branches of MCB Bank throughout the province including Islamabad and Gilgit Baltistan.
The candidates can register online for ETEA test from 24th August to 7th September, 2020 by logging on to the http://kmuadmissions.pk.
It is worth mentioning that as per the PMDC regulations ETEA Medical Entrance Test shall comprise a single question paper containing 200 MCQs divided into the four sections i.e Biology 80 % MCQs, Chemistry 60% , Physics 40%, and English 20% MCQs. The duration of the test shall be 150 minutes (2 hours & 30 minutes) and the total marks shall be 200. There shall be no negative marking. It is further added that paper setting, appointment of invigilation staff, marking and declaration of result is the sole mandate of ETEA.
The candidates were instructed that they must reach their respective centers at least one hour before the commencement of the test on 20th September, 2020(i-e by 07.30 AM). The centers will be closed at 08.30 AM on the test day. The students were also directed to strictly follow Govt, SOPs for Covid-19 i-e wearing proper masks and social distancing of 6ft at the entrance of hall and during the conduct of examination.
According to the Directorate of admissions KMU, this test is also mandatory for those candidates seeking admission in KMU Allied Health Sciences undergraduate programs i.e. Doctor of Physical Therapy, BS Speech & Language Pathology, BS Occupational Therapy, BS Nursing and BS paramedics.#