- MDCAT 2023 will be conducted again through DUHS.
- The test will be held at the Expo Center from 10:30 am to 2 pm.
- Relatives will not be allowed to stay in or around the centre.
Ending speculation over the matter related to the entrance examination for admission to medical and dental colleges in Sindh, the caretaker provincial government on Sunday announced that the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) 2023 will be conducted afresh on November 19. .
According to Sindh Heath Department, MDCAT 2023 will be conducted again through Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS).
MDCAT-2023 will be held on November 19 from 10:30 am to 2 pm at the Karachi Expo Centre.
A spokesperson of the Sindh Health Department said that all candidates will have to undergo strict physical check-up before entering the examination hall and warned against bringing mobile phones, calculators and other electronic devices.
Furthermore, parents and relatives of the candidates will not be allowed to be in or around the examination centre.
Earlier this month, Sindh’s acting Chief Minister Justice (retd) Maqbool Baqir had canceled the results of MDCAT 2023. The decision was taken in the light of an inquiry committee report which revealed that the September 10 paper was leaked four to five hours before the start of the examination. ,
MDCAT cheating scandal
A total of 180,534 students from Pakistan appeared in the MDCAT 2023 exam held on September 10 earlier this month.
Dozens of students were arrested for allegedly cheating through Bluetooth devices during MDCAT held at various national and foreign venues.
At least 10 aspiring doctors were arrested in Dera Ismail Khan (DI Khan) and 43 candidates detained in Peshawar on charges of cheating during tests for medical and dental colleges.
Surprisingly, all the detained people were using Bluetooth for alleged cheating in examinations. DI Khan police sources claimed that VIP passes were issued to the candidates. He told that a huge amount was taken from each student to get their papers solved.