No MDCAT centre in Pindi division upsets candidates.

ISLAMABAD -- As the candidates for the Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT) from Rawalpindi division fear they may not be able to reach the test centres due to long march and protests, the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) seems to have no plan to remove their reservations except hoping for end of the march before the exam date.

The entry test, which is mandatory to get admission to the medical and dental colleges, is going to be held on Nov 13. Candidates from Rawalpindi have the nearest centre in Gujranwala as they could not get any centre of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) in their own division.

Father of a student, requesting not to be named, said that a number of candidates lived in Rawalpindi areas along the GT Road.

'Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf 's long march is going to resume from Wazirabad on Nov 11. Moreover, workers of the party have been protesting in different areas against the attempt on the party chairman Imran Khan's life and have blocked roads because of which a large number of residents of Rawalpindi division have been suffering,' he said.

PMC seems to have no plan to allay their fears as nearest centre located in Gujranwala

The Candidates and their parents have appealed to the PMC to take measures so that no candidate would miss the MDCAT.

PMC vice-president Dr Khursheed Ahmed was not available for comments on the issue.

However, another official of the commission hoped that the long march and protests would end by Nov 13 and the candidates would be able to move on the GT Road and motorway.

Meanwhile, PMC President Prof Dr Noshad Ahmad Shaikh will visit...

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