To safeguard public interest; FPMA's mission is to ensure quality and standards of Paramedical and Allied Health Sciences' education in line with local/ global demand and organizing examination for fair assessment of the students.VISION
To act as an oversight regulatory authority for Paramedical and Allied Health Sciences Institutions' education and training standards for producing quality and highly skilled human resource in demanded technologies in sync with emerging landscape of planetary health.
Medical Faculty was established through a Notification in September 1977 under section 3 of the Medical Degree act 1916, repealed by Medical and Dental Degree ordinance 1982.
According to section 3:
“the Medical Faculty shall have the right to confer, grant, or issue Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates, Licenses and other documents stating or implying that the holder, grantee or recipient is qualified to perform duties of respective Categories i.e. Medical Technician, Health Assistants, Sanitary inspectors, Dispensers, Medical & Health Auxiliaries, Dressers, Paramedical workers in Leprosy, Radiographers, Lab Assistants or any other Category of person who may be approved by Government ”.
Status of Medical Faculty
The Medical Faculty is an autonomous and self sustaining organization functioning through a Governing Body, under the Chairmanship of Secretary to Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department.
Paper Preparation, marking & checking is done by competent and honest professional staff and senior teaching faculty of medical colleges. The marks awarded are computerized, while objective type MCQs (about 50% of marks) are marked by automated Optical Marks Reader (OMR) mechanism.
Technology to students is registered online by the respective Institute/s and once allotted Technology cannot be changed.
Therefore approaching FPMA or bringing influence is useless effort; wasting your own, Institutes' and faculty's staff valuable time. Your cooperation in this regard would be highly appreciated.