ISLAMABAD: The medical and dental colleges’ admission test (MDCAT) for the year 2022-23 has been postponed till further orders by the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), said a senior official of the federal health ministry here today.
MDCAT is held nationally for admission to all medical and dental colleges across the country. This year the test was scheduled to start from Sept 7 and continue till Sept 30. However, due to the unprecedented monsoon rains and floods, the provinces of Sindh and Balochistan requested the federal ministry of health to postpone the test till the situation normalizes.
After receiving requests from Sindh and Balochistan, the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) has decided to postpone the Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Tests (MDCAT) till further orders.
An official in the health ministry said students should continue their preparations for the exam as it would start anytime in September as soon as the flood situation normalizes in the country.