PHC bars authorities from releasing MDCAT 2023 result till Sept 21

06:39 PM | 15 Sep, 2023
PHC bars authorities from releasing MDCAT 2023 result till Sept 21
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PESHAWAR – The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Monday barred the authorities from releasing the results for the Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT) 2023 till September 21.

A high court bench issued the order while hearing multiple petitions filed by candidates, alleging that Bluetooth devices and other cheating methods were used by several applicants. They also sought a retake of the exam to ensure merit in admission process. 

The high court has issued notices to PMDC Registrar, Chief Secretary, and Executive Director of the Educational Testing Agency (ETA) and sought their replies till Sept 21 and adjourned the case.

Last week, scores of candidates were arrested on charges of cheating during the MDCAT 2023, which took place on September 10. 

Police and local administration had recovered Bluetooth devices from the students during the test. 

Earlier this week, Educational Testing and Evaluation Agency, a body that conducts medical entrance exams in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has released the summary of results for MDCAT 2023. 

Out of registered 46,439 candidates, the summary showed, total 45,640 candidates appeared in the exam for this year. 

It said over 110 candidates achieved 190 and above marks in the MCQ-based test while 1,089 candidates got marks between 180 and 189. 

The minimum qualifying marks are 43 percent.

Uzra Riaz clinched the first position with 198 marks followed by Haseeb Khan and Mansoor Khan on second and third positions with 197 and 195 marks, respectively. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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