UHS Punjab Medical Entry Test 2011 today (13-9-2011)
LAHORE (September 13, 2011) : As many as 33,694 candidates will appear in the entrance test on Tuesday (today) to be conducted by the University of Health Sciences, Lahore, for admission to all public and private medical and dental institutions of Punjab.
The UHS has established 21 centres in 12 major cities of the province where test will start at 9am. The test would comprise 220 multiple choice questions, divided into four sections — Physics (44 MCQs), Chemistry (58 MCQs), English (30 MCQs) and Biology (88 MCQs), said a press release issued on Monday.
Total duration of the test shall be two and a half hours. After that, the candidates shall be required to answer a separate test consisting of 22 MCQs related to aptitude and feedback. This section will have no weightage in the entrance test score. The candidates have been advised to reach their respective centres at least one hour before the commencement of the test as centres will be sealed at 8:15am and nobody will be allowed to enter thereafter.
In Lahore, three centres, -University of Engineering and Technology, BISE Examination Halls on Lawrence Road and Punjab University Examination Halls on Wahdat Road — have been established where 10,083 candidates (6,973 female, 3,146 male) shall appear in the entrance test.
In Rawalpindi, 5,252 candidates shall appear at four centres, Multan 4,779, Faisalabad 2,430, Gujranwala 2,594, Bahawalpur 1,712, Sahiwal 1,313, Rahim Yar Khan 853, Gujrat 1,115, D.G. Khan 1,024, Sargodha 1,170, and in Hassan Abdal 369 candidates shall take the entrance test.
The Punjab government has completed arrangements for smooth conduct of the entrance test. Foolproof security arrangements have been made at each centre. Walk-through gates and mobile jammers have been installed in major cities. The government has deputed divisional commissioners as regional coordinators for the entrance test.
Parents and other attendants of the candidates will be provided with comfortable waiting areas, with drinking water and toilet facilities, near examination centres. Traffic police has been directed to make special traffic and parking arrangements near centres.