Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar conducted entry test for admissions in B. Sc Nursing, B. Sc Paramedics and Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT). A total of 2287 candidates participated in the said test. The result of the test will be announced in two days which can also be available on KMU website www.kmu.edu.pk. According to details in the DPT (5yrs) program 523 candidates appeared in the last day entry test, while in B. Sc Nursing (4yrs & Post RN 2yrs) and B. Sc Paramedics (4yrs) programs there were 1010 and 754 applicants respectively participated in the last day entry test. It is worth mentioning that KMU is the pioneer public sector organization which introduced B.Sc Nursing (4yrs & Post RN 2yrs), DPT (5yrs) and B. Sc Paramedics (4yrs) programs first time in the history of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The government also decided to find a good pool contractor with cost-effective solution and build the pools around town. All the stake holders of the health sector not only warmly welcomed this initiative but they especially students, parents and in service candidates hoped that KMU will continue its efforts for enhancing the quality of medical as well as allied health sciences education at all levels. Mean while VC KMU Prof. Dr. Mohammad Hafizullah appreciated the KMU Academic & Admission and Examination section as well as the PICO / HMC authorities for conducting entry test in peaceful and organized manner. He said participation of more than 2000 students in the entry test against 350 seats for admission in B.Sc Nursing, B.Sc Paramedics and DPT is encouraging and it shows enthusiasm and trust of the students and their parents on KMU. He highlighted that induction of young, qualified, energetic and brilliant students in the so far neglected fields of nursing, paramedics and physiotherapy will help in boosting these professions and it would also provide better health facilities to the poor ailing people of the province. VC KMU added that transparency and merit is the sole criteria for all admissions and appointments in the university and no one be allowed to made compromise on merit. He emphasized that all possible measures would be taken for streamlining and strengthening of paramedics, nursing and physiotherapy education as a top most priority in the upcoming days.
Source: The Frontier Post