On this file photograph taken on February 6, 2009 Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan gesturing after a court docket verdict in Islamabad. — AFP

Famend nuclear scientist and nationwide icon  Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan’s petition towards the  Medical and Dental Faculty Admission Take a look at (MDCAT) — which is his final signed plea — has been submitted within the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom (IHC), Geo Information reported Monday.

The 85-year-old nuclear scientist, hours earlier than his demise, had instructed Daybreak that he plans to file a petition within the court docket to problem the “flawed entry assessments for admission to medical and dental schools”.

“I’m going to file a petition on Monday in Islamabad Excessive Courtroom to problem a defective MDCAT (medical college students’ admission take a look at) as a result of it has destroyed the way forward for a whole lot of 1000’s of scholars,” he had instructed the publication.

The famend nuclear scientist and nationwide icon had handed away yesterday and was laid to relaxation in Islamabad, together with his funeral prayers being led by Prof Dr Ahmed Al Ghazali on the Faisal Mosque.

The Pakistan Medical Fee’s (PMC) Nationwide Medical Authority (NMA) had final week introduced the ultimate results of the MDCAT 2021 after the conclusion of the post-exam evaluation held on the completion of the take a look at.

Addressing a press convention, PMC President Dr Arshad Taqi stated {that a} file variety of 194,133 college students gave the MDCAT examination from August 30, 2021, to October 2, 2021.

Whereas sharing particulars of the ultimate outcome, he stated that out of the 194,133 college students, 68,680 college students handed the examination leading to a nationwide go proportion of 35.4%.

In the meantime, former secretary of the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom Bar, Waqas Malik, stated that Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan had signed the ability of lawyer for the petition on Friday — two days earlier than his demise.

Within the petition, it’s talked about that police baton charging on the protesting younger medical doctors had tarnished Pakistan’s world picture. “It’s not proper to introduce a brand new examination technique with out giving due time to college students […] in response to the structure, the scholars ought to obtain increased training on advantage.”

The Younger Medical doctors Affiliation (YDA) had final week staged a protest exterior the Pakistan Medical Affiliation (PMC) constructing towards the Nationwide Licensing Examination (NLE) and MDCAT.

The protest was referred to as off hours after the YDA held talks with the Islamabad deputy commissioner, the place it was determined that medical doctors would maintain demonstrations of their respective medical amenities.

Police had charged batons, fired tear gasoline shells on the protest, and in addition arrested a number of the younger medical doctors.

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