BS 4 years degree pass percentage
College-varsity marks ratio to determine BS (Hons) final results
Lahore, Aug 21: The examination criteria for BS (Hons) in six colleges of the
city affiliated with Punjab University will remain 40:60 – papers of 40
marks will be taken by the relevant college and 60 per cent marks will
be given by Punjab University in the papers that it will take after
every two semesters.
This has been agreed during a meeting of
principals of the colleges and the PU committee headed by Pro-Vice
Chancellor Prof Dr Jamil Anwar, which is trying to settle the
examination criteria. Almost the same formula will be followed by all
the six universities with whom the 26 autonomous colleges have been
affiliated for 4 years BS (Hons) programme.
The criteria will remain
different in cases of BS (Hons) in universities and BS (Hons) in
colleges because the degree will be awarded by the respective
The pass percentage per paper will be 50 per cent
marks within the affiliated colleges in the semester exams and 40 per
cent pass percentage for per paper to be taken by the University of
Punjab, the aggregate being 50 per cent marks.
The university will
take examination after every two semesters. It will take two papers for
each subjects/paper pertaining to one semester and second semester.
paper setting, the university will nominate one internal examiner for a
paper and the other examiner will also be nominated by the varsity as
an external examiner of the Punjab University.
There will be no exit in 4 years BS programme but there may be freezing
of semester. The government has, however, announced there would be exit
after two years and the graduates will be awarded associate degree if
they do not want to complete the 4 years study.
As regards intake of
students, for one BS 4 years programme, the university intake is 30
students but the college intake will be 50 students per class.
GPA will be according to university norms. The subjects in which the PU
has no BS programme, the PU/College will follow the HEC pattern like
English and Commerce.
The university will declare affiliation,
examination fee and registration fee after getting comments of
finance/examination department of the PU. For the training, the
university will pick the teachers with the help of experts and senior
professors of the relevant fields. The nation
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College vacation cancelled for flood relief
Lahore, Aug 21: To invite and mobilize youth to support
the government in relief and rescue activities in the wake of large
scale destruction by the floods in different parts of the province, the
Punjab government has cancelled summer vacation of all public colleges.
However, academic activities will not resume with the opening of the colleges.
It is pertinent to mention that the colleges were scheduled to reopen after September 9 after the summer break.
Punjab Higher Education Department has informed college heads to call
teachers and students and engage them in collecting relief goods for the
flood affected people and mobilize youth to come forward with clear
instruction that no academic activity would be resumed with opening of
At the same time the colleges, situated near flood
affected areas, would also cater to the dislocated people. According to
the department officials, over 15,000 flood affected people had already
been provided shelter in government colleges of Dera Ghazi Khan division
They said the department had developed a mechanism under
which all the eight Boards of Intermediate & Secondary Education
(BISEs) would also be engaged for packing and transportation of relief
goods to the affected areas.
According to initial reports received by
the department, around 9 colleges had been partially damaged by floods
in Rajanpur, Muzaffargarh, DG Khan and Mianwali districts. The official
said the picture would be cleared after receding of flood water, adding
the number of colleges damaged by flood waters might be more than the
figures received so far.
They said that, after collection of relied
goods, including medicines, teams comprising college volunteers would be
dispatched to flood affected areas, adding that the recently formed
Youth Commission would also be involved in the whole process.
official further said that the department was aware of problems being
faced by students of flood hit areas as many of them were supposed to
get admission to colleges in the provincial metropolis and other big
cities for intermediate studies but could not do so in the wake of
Higher Education secretary Ahad Khan Cheema said the
government had already postponed the entrance test, scheduled for August
8, for admission to engineering universities and institutions of the
province keeping in view devastating floods in different areas of the
He said the students failing to get admissions to colleges
owing to floods would be facilitated even in terms of fees, however, he
added, at the moment, the government was focused on the rescue and
rehabilitation of flood affectees.
The secretary said no academic
activity would be held at colleges while teachers and students would be
mobilized to collect relief goods for the flood affected people and
volunteer themselves for the cause.
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Tevta to offer 14 new evening courses
Lahore: Technical Education and Vocational
Training Authority (Tevta) has approved 14 courses certified by City
& Guilds (a UK based internationally accreditation body) to be
offered at its 24 selected institutes in second shift across the
The 29th Tevta meeting chaired by Chairman Saeed Ahmad
Alvi was informed that the City & Guilds would train 300 teachers of
Tevta Institutes through Sri Lankan Master Trainers. This six week
training of trainers (TOT) would not only enhance their professional
skills but would also upgrade their Academic skills. The City &
Guilds programmes would be launched in April 2011.
has agreed to offer Three Years Diploma in Telecommunication System,
Construction Industry; Technician Award in Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, Electronic Engineering and Motor Vehicle Engineering; Two
Years Certificate in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Computer
Aided Drafting (Civil), Computer Aided Drafting (Mechanical), Electrical
Installation and Metal Machining; One Year Certificate in Vehicle
Maintenance & Repair; Six Months Certificate in Computer Aided
Design and Quantity Surveying.
The Tevta approved to start these
courses at its institutes located at Lahore, Faisalabad, Bahawalpur,
Mandi Bahauddin, Sahiwal, Multan, Sargodha, Sialkot, Mianwali, Gujrat,
DG Khan, Khanewal, Jehlum, Joharabad and Gujranwala.
Saeed Ahmad Alvi
informed the meeting that these courses would facilitate Tevta
graduates to seek admission abroad. The award of internationally
accredited certifications to Tevta graduates would not only add desired
quality but also greatly enhance their employment opportunity in
international job market besides meeting the skilled workforce
requirements of local industry, he concluded. The news
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KEMU sends medical experts to flood-hit areas
Lahore: On the directions of Health
Secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad, the King Edward Medical University (KEMU)
has sent experts in ophthalmology, social organisers and ophthalmic
technicians to flood-affected areas, a government statement said on
The KEMU College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision
Sciences has sent six medical teams consisting of experts in
ophthalmology, social organisers and ophthalmic technicians to the
flood-affected areas of DG Khan, Muzaffargarh, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar
Khan, Jampur, Rajanpur, Mianwali and Layyah. These teams will stay there
for one week. Daily times
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Japanese donors' team visits UVAS
Lahore: A 12-member Japan International
Cooperation Agency (JICA) delegation visited the University of
Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) on Friday.
According to a press
statement talking to the delegation headed by Hiroshi Okabe, UVAS VC
Prof Dr Muhammad Nawaz said 20 per cent livestock had been carried away
by flood waters in Pakistan.
JICA delegation discussed a project titled "The master plan study on livestock, meat and dairy development in Sindh province."
Meanwhile, UVAS is organizing a national workshop on "Flood Disaster Management of Livestock" on August 25.
purpose of this workshop is to discuss the problems in livestock
sector, definition and implementation of remedial measures so that the
loss in this sector can be minimized. The news
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