PESHAWAR - Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar, conducted entrance test for admissions in BSc Nursing, BSc Paramedics and Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT). A total of 1470 candidates participated in the said test. The result of the test will be announced in one week which can also be available on KMU website i.e www.kmu.edu.pk . According to details in the BSc Nursing 4yrs and Post RN 2yrs programs there were 786 applicants applied against 30 each allocated seats. In the DPT (5yrs) program 420 candidates were participated for the reserved overall 30 seats. In the BSc Paramedics (4yrs program) a total strength of 264 students appeared in the entry test against the total reserved seats of 120 in six different specialties.It is worth mentioning that after introducing BSc Nursing and DPT programs under the ages of KMU, now first time in the history of KPK a four year B.Sc paramedics program has been launched which is warmly welcomed by the students as well parents and they hoped that KMU will continue its efforts for enhancing the quality of medical and allied health sciences education at all levels.Meanwhile VC KMU Prof Dr Mohammad Hafizullah has appreciated the KMU administration especially the Academic & Admission section for conducting entry test in peaceful and organised manner. He said participation of students in a large number in the entry test for admission in BSc Nursing, BSc Paramedics and DPT is encouraging and it shows enthusiasm and trust of the students on KMU. He highlighted that induction of young qualified, energetic and brilliant students in the so far neglected fields of nursing, paramedics and physiotherapy will not only boost these professions but it would also provide better professional facilities to the poor ailing humanity as well as it would also ensure better job opportunities. He emphasised that Academic section of KMU besides giving due attention to medical education should also consider paramedics, nursing and physiotherapy as a top most priority in the upcoming years.