Admission forms: CAP deadline ends today
KARACHI, Aug 30: The Centralised Admission Policy (CAP) Committee
received some 71,000 admission forms through 41 designated bank branches by
Wednesday and expects over 10,000 more on Thursday, the deadline for the
submission of the forms.
According to Dr Rafique Ahmed Siddiqui, chairman
of the CAP committee, the banks have sold over 90,000 admission forms so
It is expected that the banks will witness long queues on Thursday
given the fact that the committee has decided not to extend the deadline any
further. It has already extended the deadline for the submission of admission
However, Dr Siddiqui said the committee expected some 10,000
more forms from candidates as remaining candidates may get admission to private
Admission urged for all matriculates
Majlis-i-Amal members of the National Assembly Mohammad Hussain Mehanti and
Laeeq Khan have demanded that all students who have passed class X examination
be given admission to colleges and more educational institutions be set up to
cater to the educational needs of the big city, adds PPI.
In a joint
statement issued here, they said a number of students, who passed their
matriculation exams this year, were worried about their future because of the
limited number of colleges. They feared that this shortage might deprive many
intelligent, qualifying students of college admission.
The MNAs charged
that while the number of matric students in Karachi was rising every year, the
present city government was reluctant to open new colleges. They asked why the
city government was so indifferent to students and not establishing new colleges
or even increasing the number of seats in the existing ones.
former city nazim Niamatullah Khan during his tenure had given as many as 32 new
colleges to Karachi, but the present city government had opened not even a
single new college. Dawn