Special meeting regarding FATA Quota Seats at PMU

Special meeting regarding FATAQuota Seats at Pakistan Medical Commission, Mauve Area, G-lO/4, Islamabad dated 19.01.2021

Special meeting regarding FATA Quota Seats at PMU

Participants:


1. Dr. Arshad Taqi President, PMC
2. Mr. Muhammad Ali Raza Vice President, PMC
3. Mr. Aamlr Ashraf Khawaja Secretary, NHSR&C
4. Mr. Aslam Kamboh Secretary, SAFRON
S. Mr. Syed Imtlaz H. Shah Secretary Health, KPK
6. Mr. Saeedullah Khan Joint Secretary, NHSR&C
7. Mr. Agha Waseem Ahmad Joint Secretary, SAFRON
8. Mrs. Silwat Saeed Special Secretary (Admn), SHC&ME, Punjab (Online)
9. Prof. Sarosh Majid Salaria Secretary Health, AJ&K (Representative)
10. Dr. Hassan Jalil Advisor HEC
11. Mr. M. Arshad Khan Director (Admission), KMU
12. Dr. Shaista Zeeshan Secretary, PMC 

  

Agenda:


Discussion
Allocation of FATA Quota Seats in Public Sector Medical & Dental Colleges of
Pakistan


The President PMC welcomed all the participants. The honorable guests were apprised that the
purpose of conducting the special meeting to was to resolve the matter of doubling erstwhile
FATA quota seats in the Medical and Dental Institutes of Pakistan. The matter of granting
additional seats over and above the allocated strength of the colleges has been raised several
times at various levels including Senate and National Assembly Standing Committee meetings.
The President PMC informed that Pakistan Medical Commission allowed for the additional seats
for the year 2020 over and above the allocated seats in public colleges however the admitting
universities and provincial governments were categorically informed that from the session
2020-2021 these additional and all other quota seats shall be accommodated within the
maximum allocated seats to the college and not over and above seats. President PMC  Agenda:
Discussion
Allocation of FATA Quota Seats in Public Sector Medical & Dental Colleges of
Pakistan
The President PMC welcomed all the participants. The honorable guests were apprised that the
purpose of conducting the special meeting to was to resolve the matter of doubling erstwhile
FATA quota seats in the Medical and Dental Institutes of Pakistan. The matter of granting
additional seats over and above the allocated strength of the colleges has been raised several
times at various levels including Senate and National Assembly Standing Committee meetings.
The President PMC informed that Pakistan Medical Commission allowed for the additional seats
for the year 2020 over and above the allocated seats in public colleges however the admitting
universities and provincial governments were categorically informed that from the session
2020-2021 these additional and all other quota seats shall be accommodated within the
maximum allocated seats to the college and not over and above seats. President PMC must be assured before intake of any quota. He further suggested that the KP Provincial
government in collaboration with KMU may frame the quota seat distribution plan before the
admission process and communicate to all the Provincial Governments.
The Secretary Health, KPK gave presentation before the participants regarding proposed
allocation of erstwhile FATA quota seats. He proposed that seats may be enhanced in public
colleges such as Khyber Girls Medical College and Bacha Khan Medical! Dental College keeping
in view that these colleges have the capacity and have also been allocated budget by the
provincial government. Moreover, he apprised that the KP Government has completed
feasibility study for establishment of medical and dental colleges in Kurram, North & South
Waziristan Agencies. These colleges will accommodate FATA students in future.


Final Decisions


1. PMC has no objection to any FATA Quota established by the Federal Government or
implemented as the Provincial Governments subject to the said admissions not being
'over & above' the allocated strength of each student and the students admitted
fulfilling the minimum merit benchmark for admission per F.Sc.and MDCAT.
2. KP Provincial government in collaboration with KMU to finalize the total quota seat
distribution plan and communicate to all the Provincial Governments including the
Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh and AJ&K under intimation to the Federal Government. All
placements and admissions to be finalized before 15th February, 2021.
3. Each Public college which is to accommodate these FATA students (FATA quota seats)
and is short of space in the current allocated seats, may if so required apply to PMC for
enhancement of their existing allocated seats by the number of seats required to
accommodate the additional FATA quota. If the enhancement sought is more than 10%
of existing seats, the application for enhancement shall be accompanied with an
undertaking that the college will be ready within 90 days for comprehensive inspection
and enhancement at this time shall be subject to such inspection. PMC will process
these applications within 3 days of receipt.
4. Each provincial health department shall where necessary obtain necessary approval
from the provincial authority / cabinet for required enhancement of allocated seats in
the identified public colleges.
5. KP provincial government to coordinate with all provincial governments regarding their
allocated quota seats.
6. The admission and placement process on these quota seats must be completed before
15th February, 2021.
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7. The minutes of this meeting be shared with all the Provincial Governments for necessary
action.
Meeting came to an end with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

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