The Caretaker Chief Minister of Sindh has announced the cancellation of the 2023 Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) results. This decision comes in light of serious irregularities that were discovered during the administration of the test.
The MDCAT is a critical examination for medical students across Pakistan who aspire to gain admission into medical and dental colleges nationwide.
The test was conducted by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) for the year 2023. However, allegations of severe irregularities surfaced, casting doubt on the credibility of the results.
Upon investigation, these claims were found to be substantiated, leading to the decision to nullify the results.
The Chief Minister has further instructed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to launch an inquiry into these irregularities to ensure accountability and maintain the integrity of the examination process.
This development implies that the MDCAT will need to be rescheduled and conducted again throughout the province of Sindh.
The schedule for the re-examination will be announced at a later date. This move underscores the government’s commitment to upholding the standards of fairness and transparency in the educational sector.
While this decision may cause temporary inconvenience to the students, it is a necessary step to ensure that the admissions process remains fair and merit-based.
It also sends a strong message against any form of malpractice in examinations, reinforcing the importance of integrity in the education system.
Further details regarding the rescheduling of the MDCAT will be made available to interested parties as soon as they are finalized.