Additional Chief Secretary Home Abid Majeed on Monday said that all arrangements have been completed ahead of the re-conduct of the Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT) scheduled to be held on November 26.
He expressed these while chairing a meeting in connection with the preparations for MDCAT under the Khyber Medical University (KMU).
Additional Secretaries Higher Education Department (HED), Vice Chancellor (VC) KMU Prof Dr Zia Ul Haq, Registrar Inam ullah Khan Wazir, Divisional Commissioners, 1112, Police and representatives of intelligence agencies participated in the meeting.
According to a statement, the purpose of the meeting was to make the recent MDCAT examination clean and transparent. Arrangements have been finalized and all the departments have submitted reports on their respective responsibilities.
Instructions were issued to the students to appear in the MDCAT test.
It should be remembered that the MDCAT test will be held in seven cities of the province i-e Peshawar, Mardan, Abbottabad, Swat, Chakdara, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan on November 26, including four centers of Peshawar, Islamia Collegiate ground peshawar, Hostel No. 2 Ground Peshawar University, Pakistan Forest Institute ground peshawar University Public School Opposite Peshawar University, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KMU-IMS Kohat, Gomal Medical College DI Khan, Ayub Medical College Abbottabad, University of Malakand Chakdara and University of Swat Charbagh are also included.
Every candidate must download their roll number slip/ admit card from the KMU official website (www.cas.kmu.edu.pk) and affix their recent photograph on the roll number slip.
The candidates will be allowed to appear in the examination center only after taking their admit card and thumb impression.
If a candidate fails to bring original documents like Identity Card, Passport, Form B and admit card, he will not be allowed to appear in the test and no other document will be acceptable for appearing in the test.
Traffic plans on the official website (www.cas.kmu.edu.pk) were shared for the convenience of the aspirants.
All the candidates will be provided ball point, clipboard and food packet, juice biscuits, napkins. The candidates will be allowed to enter the examination center with empty hands and pockets. Candidates should not carry cell phones, smart digital watches, hidden cameras, headphones, bluetooth, pen, pencil, clipboard, eraser, sharpener, calculator, books or notes, bag, purse, pouch, metal pen, credit card and bank ATM cards.
If anyone is found with a mobile phone or any other electronic devices inside the examination center or any other illegal device used during the examination, they will be handed over to the police team deployed at the examination center and an FIR will be logged against him/her and the competent court may punish him with imprisonment or fine or both , the recovered device will be confiscated, his/her papers will be cancelled and henceforth the candidate will be debarred for two years from appearing in any examination conducted by KMU and will be considered as ineligible.