National Licensing Exam held at JSMU

Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) organized the National Licensing Exam (NLE) held under the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC). A total of sixty-seven candidates participated in the two-day examination.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Amjad Siraj Memon visited the examination center and reviewed the arrangements along with Controller Examination, Dr Anita Shah.

Prof Amjad Siraj Memon said that Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) is proud to assist the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) in conducting the National Licensing Examination (NLE) and considers it a national duty to enhance the quality of Medical Education in the country.

Controller Examination, Dr Anita Shah shared, that complete arrangements were made by the examination department of JSMU while examination material was provided by Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC). The Controller Examination thanked the Vice Chancellor JSMU, Prof Amjad Siraj Memon for his support in organizing the National Licensing Exam (NLE).

Twenty-two Pakistan Medical Commission examiners were present in the examination center. The Pakistan Medical Commission PMC was represented by Chief Examiner Prof. Nayyar-ul-Islam, Khalid Usman and Muhammad Anwar.

The NLE consists of two components, a theory component and a skill-based clinical component. The theory component consists of MCQs targeting higher cognition and will check a candidate’s ability to apply knowledge. It has 200 MCQs in which 70% are from clinical sciences disciplines and 30% from basic sciences disciplines.

The Clinical Skills Examination (CSE) is meant to assess essential clinical skills required for practice by a general medical practitioner. The format of CSE is similar to that of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Only candidates qualifying in the theory (MCQs) component of NLE will be eligible for the CSE.

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Top medical universities of Pakistan

Medical is one of the most respected professions in the world. In Pakistan, many people opt for medical as well. There are numerous medical institutes in Pakistan where thousands of students apply yearly. In this article, you will find the Top medical universities of Pakistan.

Aga Khan Medical University

Aga Khan Medical University, also known as AKU, is in Karachi and is one of the best medical universities. It is a renowned name of excellence in the medical field in Pakistan. AKU is also ranked as a leading medical university in Pakistan and ranked as the top 185th best university in ASIA medical university. The main campus is in Karachi, and it also has other campuses in the United Kingdom, Kenya, and Uganda.

King Edward Medical University

King Edward Medical University is in Lahore; every Pakistani is familiar with this name. This institute has a high standard of educational infrastructure, and many students get enrolled here every year. The Higher Education Commission has given the 6th rank to King Edward Medical University in the best institutes of medical education. It has many learning departments such as basic sciences, medicine, health sciences and much more.

Dow University of Health Sciences

This institute is in Karachi. Dow is one of the oldest and highly ranked public research institutes of Pakistan. Dow basically offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. In fact, it has recently announced admissions in Clinical Research Certified Professional course too. It ranks as the 3rd best medical university in Pakistan.

University of Health Sciences

University of Health Sciences, which is also known as UHS, is situated in Lahore. UHS aims to give brilliance in medical as well as health sciences on an international standard. The institute focuses on delivering an excellent high-quality education by its internationally qualified professionals. It ranks as the 2nd best medical colleges in Pakistan.

Isra University, Hyderabad

Isra University is a non-profit organization which is owned by the Isra Islamic Foundation. The university offers programs in allied medical, engineering, science, medicine and dentistry. Isra University has three campuses which are in Islamabad, Karachi and Hyderabad. Isra University ranked on the top 4th medical university in Pakistan.

Ziauddin University

Ziauddin University (ZU) is in Karachi, it is HEC’s recognized degree awarding school and is the top 5th medical university in Pakistan. Ziauddin is a private university which has numerous departments such as medicine, dentistry, bio-medical engineering, nursing, pharmacy and the list goes on.

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