Department of Medical Education and Research, Punjab released on July 5, 2020, (Sunday) said that exams will be conducted to recruit over 4,000 health staff, including doctors and nurses.
As per PTI reports, an official spokesperson said that the institution will hold examinations for admission to various courses for the current session.
The Punjab government has sanctioned more than 4,000 posts of:
- Doctors and paramedical staff
- Including technicians
- Staff nurses
- Ophthalmic officers
- Medical/psychiatric social workers
- Operation theatre assistants, etc.
“Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the responsibility of recruiting medical and paramedical staff has been given to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot,” said the official.
“The university will conduct the examinations for recruitment to these posts,” the official said.
He said the university already notified the schedule of the exams for various courses related to health sciences.
“The vice-chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences has been asked to conduct these exams at the earliest,” the spokesperson said.
The state’s higher education department has already told specifically in its letter that the instructions for not holding examinations because of the Covid-19 is not applicable to the medical education department.