Karachi CAP colleges forms 2013
CAP forms available
Karachi, Aug 01: Placement forms for admission in 133 colleges (68 male and 65 female) and 25
higher secondary schools (11 male and 14 female) will be available from
This announcement was made at a press conference held by Director Colleges Dr Nasir Ansar on Tuesday.
Like previous years the price of the Centralised Admission Policy brochure is Rs60 this year as well.
August 19 is the tentative last date of procuring placement forms. If required, the cut-off date may be extended.
This year too the Meezan Bank has been tasked with selling and receiving the CAP brochures.
may obtain the brochures from any of the 41 branches of the bank in the
18 towns of the city, without showing any document.
can be submitted in any designated branch of the bank along with the
admit card or the marks sheet of the matriculation examination.
colleges shall act as guidance centres for the students. Last year the
total number of seats allocated was 100,015 but this year a total of
103,480 seats are available in six faculties, namely pre-engineering,
pre-medical, computer science, commerce, humanities and home economics.
number of seats in pre-engineering (male), pre-medical (female) and
commerce (male and female) have been increased this year, while the
number of seats in pre-engineering (female), pre-medical (male) and
humanities (male and female) have been reduced. Fifteen claim centres,
nine for females and six for males, have also been established.
Last year 83,000 placements were made for admission in different faculties of government colleges across the city.
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LLM final theses
Karachi: The students of Master of Laws (final year) can submit their theses in
their respective law colleges without any late fee by September 15,
announced the controller of examinations of the University of Karachi on
Six copies of the thesis in accordance with
research methodology would be required about 12 subjects of LLM previous
to final year.
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Rs800m earmarked for SMIU's new campus
Karachi: The vice chancellor of the Sindh Madrassatul Islam University (SMIU) said
on Monday the Sindh government had allocated Rs800 million for the new
campus of the university through its Annual Development Programme.
new campus will be set up in the Education City on 100 acres of land,
which the government has given the university for free.
at a press briefing on 'Past, Present and Future of SMIU' at a hotel
here, Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh said the SMIU was going to construct a 15-
floor SMIU Tower on a plot, which is currently under the occupation of
land grabbers in the vicinity of the university's present campus.
said the SMIU was the first public-sector university in the country
that had air-conditioned classrooms, latest computer labs, a modern
library, a television studio, an FM Radio studio, an auditorium and the
The vice chancellor said the SMIU was
imparting market-oriented education to its students so that they could
easily avail jobs in the country as well as abroad.
girls and boys model schools are also working very well, but we are
placing special emphasis on these sections too to make them model
schools in their real sense."
Talking about the problems
faced by the university, he said a big portion of the SMIU's land worth
of billions of rupees had been encroached.
About 62 shops
had been constructed on the SMIU's land, defacing its beauty and
creating problems with the smooth working of the university and its two
The Higher Education Commission gave the
university Rs20million last year and during the current financial year
it has given Rs5million to it. Besides, the HEC has also given
Rs2.5million for need-based scholarships for SMIU students.
of the history of the Sindh Madrassatul Islam (SMI), the vice
chancellor said the vision behind its foundation was of Sir Syed Ahmed
Khan and it was materialised by Khan Bahadur Hassanally Effendi and
supported by Justice Amir Ali.
He said Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
was a friend of Effendi, and during a visit to the SMI plot prior to
the construction of the main building, he had told Effendi that "this
plot is insufficient for the institution".
said, replied: "It is spread over eight and half acres of land". To
which Sir Syed said, "Hassanally, it is sufficient for school, but you
besides school think about college and then university."
said now the dream of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan had been materialised by
getting university status for the SMI in 2012 with the support of
President Asif Ali Zardari, Chief Minster Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah,
Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan and the then provincial education
minister and education secretary.
"Actually, Mr Hakeem
Mohammad Saeed, the then Sindh governor, had given charter of university
to SMI with the name of 'Jamia Quaid-e-Azam Sindh Madressatul Islam' in
1993 through an ordinance, but the ordinance lapsed as it could not be
passed from the Sindh Assembly as an act within the required time of
three months," the VC said.
After that, he said, a
committee headed by Jameel Jalibi was formulated by the Sindh government
in 1998 to award university status to the SMI.
Benazir Bhutto during her visit to SMI in March 1999, before her
self-exile had also pledged that whenever she will come into power, the
Alma Mater of Quaid-e- Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and his grandfather Sir
Shahnawaz Bhutto will be given university status," Shaikh said.
the association of Quaid–e- Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah with his Alma
Mater, he said he had bequeathed one third of his property to the SMI
through his last will and had inaugurated Sindh Madrassa College on June
He said that after the creation of Pakistan,
some families of those who had migrated from India had been provided
temporary accommodation in the Sindh Madrassa buildings.
Due to it, the classes of SMI were being run in three shifts. At that time the Quaid-e-Azam had also visited the SMI, he added.
vice chancellor said that in the later days, the SMI condition stared
to deteriorate, and in 1972 it was nationalised by the then government.
In 1974, the federal government took over its control by declaring it
After that the SMI worked under the
control of the federal government up to 2011 when it was again given
back to the Sindh government due to the devolution policy of the
government under the 18th Constitutional Amendment.
becoming university in 2012, besides good traditions the SMIU inherited
numerous problems also, which were left unresolved by the previous
managements of the institution as well as by some governments, he
said. Shaikh said that despite these problems, the SMIU was taking
efforts to make itself as one the best universities of the world. The news
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