RAWALPINDI: Five centres have been set up in Rawalpindi division for medical entrance test including govt. post graduate college for women, Satellite Town, Govt. College for Boys Satellite Town, Siddique Public School, 6th Road, Ideal Cambridge School, 6th Road and Govt. College for Women, Hazara Road, Hassanabdal.
According to City District Government Spokesman, foolproof security arrangements are also being made. Walk through gates would be installed on the entry gates of each centre. Waiting halls would be established in each center for the people to come with the candidates. Drinking water with proper sitting arrangements would be available for the visitors.
The required police officials would be deployed for the security arrangements in all the centres. All roads adjoining to the areas where the entry tests would be conducted would be blocked for all kind of traffic and no vehicular traffic would be allowed to go ahead on these roads including vehicles of the students and their attendants for security purpose.
Special information counters would be established on each examination centre where the students would be guided about their roll numbers and the centre besides this a shuttle service would be provided to the students and their attendants to reach the examination centre.
Earlier, Commissioner Rawalpindi had also directed the departments concerned that power generators should also be arranged for the centers.
On the direction of the commissioner, CCTV cameras and mobile jammers are also being installed at these centres so that transparent and peaceful holding of entry tests could be ensured.
According to the programme, the entry test would be started at 9:00 AM on Aug 31 (Sunday) but the students have been directed to reach at the center before time as all the entry gates of these centres would be closed at 8.00 AM.
Police contingents, the bomb disposal squad and personnel of civil defence would be deployed at the center to ensure the security of the candidates.
According to the CDG spokesman the candidates from Rawalpindi region and Chakwal with Gilgit-Baltistan students will appear in Rawalpindi centers.
He said that no candidate would be allowed to have mobile phones, hand bags or any other additional item in the examination centers.
Except candidates having roll number slip, no other person would be allowed to enter in the center.
City Traffic Officer, (CTO) Shoaib Khurram Janbaz informed that special arrangements would be made in this connection. Traffic police officials would be deployed to regulate the traffic on the routes of the entry test centers so that the candidates could reach at the centers in time.
Under security arrangements made for this occasion, availability of Rescue 1122 ambulances at each centre would also be ensured. The allied hospitals of the town, particularly the Holy Family Hospital has been directed to remain alert to cope with any emergency. Fire brigade vehicles would also be deputed at each centre.