The Punjab government on Friday released notification, it will conduct entrance test for admission in. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) courses in May this year.
The guidelines in this respect have been issued to the officers to finish the necessary arrangements a release quoted Punjab medical education and research minister Anil Joshi as saying.
The minister issued directions in a meeting in which secretary Husan Lal, vice-chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Dr Raj Bahadur and principals of medical and dental universities were available.
The division has raised its request before the Medical Council of India (MCI) to expand the MBBS seats of medicinal universities in Amritsar and Patiala and MCI would soon accept an approach it, Joshi said.
He communicated trust that the state government would get Rs 42 crore under Prime Minister's Health Security Scheme and it (state) would give Rs 18 crore as matching gift.
These trusts would be utilized for the upgradation of infrastructure in colleges and for better health administrations, he said.