National Public Health Postgraduate Medical Programme Entrance Evaluation

The National Public Health Postgraduate Medical Programme entrance evaluation started on the 24 January 2018, and will run until 26 January 2018. This year the entrance evaluation was organised by the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya.

Dr Zulhizzam Haji Abdullah from the  Public Health Development Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia briefed the candidates on the process of the evaluation and the Ministry Health’s Master of Public Health / Doctor of Public Health programme Scholarship for entry into University of Malaya, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universit Sains Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

This year 160 candidates from all over Malaysia participated in the assessment. The session started with the multiple choice questions assessment followed by the interview.There is four-part to the assessment; an Essay on Public Health, completion of a standardised Log Book, Multiple choice questions, and an interview session. The session started with the multiple choice questions assessment followed by the interview on the afternoon of 24th and whole day on the 25th January 2018. On the 26th the Public Health Conjoint Committee will finalised the selection of the candidates.

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