LAHORE - The University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Saturday issued the first selection list of candidates admitted to MBBS in public sector medical colleges of the Punjab.

There has been an increase of 1.82 points in the merit which has gone up to 86.1818 per cent this year as compared to 84.3615 last year.  The merit has been calculated as per the weightage formula of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), adding 10 per cent of matriculation, 40 per cent of intermediate and 50 per cent of entrance test marks.

The merit for Cholistan is 77.8870 per cent. The selected candidates will be issued call letters by the respective colleges. The MBBS classes in public sector medical colleges will commence on December 02. The second selection list for MBBS will be displayed on December 14 whereas first selection list for BDS will be displayed in December 24. The classes in dental college will start on January 15 next year.