FCPS part-I online exams by CPSP

CPSP to open online FCPS exams soon
Lahore, May 12: Adding yet another feather to its cap, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan is all set to start online examination of FCPS part-I from the coming year to facilitate thousands of medical graduates.

The CPSP, a prestigious medical institution established in 1962 on the pattern of the Royal College of Physicians London, has decided to start online examination for over 10,000 graduates appearing in FCPS part-I every year. The CPSP, however, will run the present system parallel to the online examination for a couple of years till complete conversion to the e-exam.

Vice President and Regional Director CPSP Lahore Prof Dr Khalid Masood Gondal said the introduction of online examination of FCPS part-I was aimed at modernising the system and facilitating growing number of students.

Referring to the achievements of CPSP, he said that the fellows of this prestigious medical institution with seven-year experience were going to Saudi Arabia as visiting consultants for a period of three months with an emolument from SR 33,000 to SR 48,000.

"CPSP is the only institution amongst the developing countries to impose residency programme in medical education like developed countries. Royal College of Physicians London has appreciated the programme and signed an MoU with the CPSP. According to this MoU, the doctors after completing initial two years of education at CPSP would be able to get further training in England", he said.

"Over 19,000 medical specialists are serving in civil and armed forces medical institutions and fulfilling 85 percent needs of the country. CPSP is the only institution in Pakistan conducting fellowship examinations in 64 different specialties. CPSP has 13 regional centers across the county and three centers abroad. Presently, more than 13,000 trainees in 146 and 2,500 trainees in 96 institutions are getting training within the country and abroad respectively", he said, adding, the centers in Saudi Arabia and Nepal were working efficiently and new ones were being established in UAE and Kuwait.

Referring to the administrative working of CPSP, Prof Khalid Masood Gondal said that 'the elected council of fellows is responsible for all the administrative and other matters of this autonomous institution'.

"Out of 20 members Council, 11 are from Punjab, 6 from Sindh, two from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one from Balochistan. The present council under the leadership of its President Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry has not only raised the prestige of the college but also made all possible attempts to solve the problems of the fellows and postgraduates trainees", he said.

Now all four provincial centers and headquarters are provided with the video conferencing facility, an important and revolutionary step that will help in provision of quality medical education.

Trauma Course of International level has been started in collaboration with American College of Surgeons. Pakistan stands first to attain this landmark among the SAARC Countries. Another advance level programme (ACLS) has also been started", he said.

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"We highly acknowledge the services of cpsp under the leadership of teacher of our teachers,professor zafarullah chaudhry and his team in up rising the dignity of fellows of the college.praying for his good health and successes in future.My salam and good wishes for all those supporting him,especially dr.gondal"
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FJMC convocation held in grace
Lahore: The Fatima Jinnah Medical College organised its 11th convocation for graduates of 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 at its auditorium on Wednesday.

As many as 100 graduates received medals and rolls of honour. College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan president Prof Dr Zafarullah Chaudhry was the chief guest, while Health Secretary Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan was the guest of honour on the occasion. The nation

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PU opens book fair
Lahore: The 3-day book fair at the Main Corridor of Punjab University's Institute of Education & Research (IER), New Campus will open from Thursday (today). A press release here on Wednesday said PU VC Dr Mujahid Kamran would inaugurate the book fair at 10:30a.m.

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Two PhDs awarded
Lahore: The Punjab University has awarded PhD degrees to Muhammad Qasim S/o Ghulam Ali in the subject of Molecular Biology after the approval of his research thesis titled "Search for Novel Molecular Components of Inner Ear" and Sarah Shahed D/o Rao Manzoor Shahed in the subject of Applied Psychology after the approval of her research thesis titled "Health Locus of Control, Health Beliefs and Health Related Behaviours: A Study of Urban Females." The news

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BZU declares results
Multan: The Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan has announced the result of LLB Part-111 (Annual system) First Annual Examination, 2010 and B. Design Part-1 (Annual system) First Annual Examination, 2010 here on Wednesday.

LLB Part-111

According to the result notification, a total of 692 candidates appeared in LL.B Part-111 examination out of which 293 were declared successful. However, as many as 399 students failed to qualify the examination. Thus the overall success ratio in this examination stood at 42.34 percent.

B Design Part-1

The B Design Part-1 examination was taken by 17 candidates out of which just four could get through with 23.53 percent success ratio. As many as 13 candidates failed in this exam.

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College caught stealing power
Faisalabad: A private college situated on Jaranwala Road was caught stealing electricity from the main power line.

On a tip-off Muhammad Abdullah, Assistant Manager Operation People's Colony Sub-Division and Muhammad Anwar Deputy Manager People's Colony conducted a surprise raid and found that the administration of superior college was stealing electricity from the main supply line.

The raiding party immediately removed the meter while a detection bill of over Rs300,000 is also been dispatched to the college administration. The Fesco staff has also submitted an application to the Peoples Colony Police for registration of a case under electricity act.

According to a spokesman for the Fesco, the police have not yet registered a case. However, the college administration has paid the fine and electricity supply to the premises has been restored. The nation

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'0.1m students to get free education in Punjab'
Karachi: Chairman Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) Raja Muhammad Anwar has said that the PEF will give admissions to 0.1 million children under the Voucher System during the current academic session across the Punjab.

"45,000 children have so far been admitted after completion of a formal survey," he added while examining the E-Marking System of students from Punjab here at the Agha Khan University Examination Board on Wednesday.

Director Examination Board, AKU, Karima Kara, officers and other technical staff were also present.

He, while highlighting the Voucher Scheme, told that the PEF had paid Rs350 to each child under public and private partnership to the schools.

He further said that the PEF had successfully been giving free-of-cost education to one million students under across the province and it had computerized data of all these students. The news

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