Islamabad:Students of the College of Medical Technology (CMT) being run by the National Institute of Health (NIH) have achieved record-breaking distinctions, clinching eight out of the top 10 positions in the HSSC-MLT annual examination 2011 conducted by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education.
According to details, the first three positions also went to the same college with Farasat Mehmood obtaining first position with 836 marks, two students Tariq Mehmood and Muhammad Waqas obtained 797 marks each and securing second positions, 12 students obtaining 709 and above marks whereas eight students obtained 660 and above marks.
Similarly, students of the college appearing for BSc (Hons) Allied Health Sciences (MLT Specialty) Mid-Comprehensive Examination 2010 conducted by the King Edward Medical University, Lahore, have secured six out of top 10 positions including the first position. Rabia Fatima clinched the first position by obtaining 464 marks while two students Bibi Khadeeja and Imran Yaseen obtained 455 and 447 marks respectively and secured the third and fourth positions.
According to a spokesman, CMT is a prestigious institute imparting quality training in its work field since 1961. Being a pioneer institute in this field, the college has been affiliated with Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education and King Edward Medical
University Lahore for HSSC MLT and BSc (Hons) programmes.
The spokesman added that students qualifying from this college are serving in various institutes of the country and abroad, especially in Middle East countries.
The college is producing technical human resource as students have exposure to new and advanced techniques in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology and are provided with opportunity for hands-on training in the laboratories of NIH.The news.