Admissions begin in St Joseph College
Karachi, Aug 10: The admission process for first-year classes of the
denationalised St Joseph College for Women started on August 7, despite the fact
that most students have not received their mark sheets. About 121 forms have
been given to those students who produced their original mark sheets. The new
academic session is slated to begin on September 1.
On the third day of
admission, about 35 students of the science group from the Federal and Aga Khan
Board collected forms at Rs50, while the government-run city colleges charged
Rs100 for the forms.
Sister Mary Emily FC (Filia Crucisi Daughter of the
Cross), while talking to The News in her office, said that the original marks
sheet is mandatory for students at the time of the collection of admission
When told that students of the Matric board science group could
not produce original marks sheet as the board has delayed its issuance, owing to
the internal mess caused after the SSC Part II science result, she said that the
college administration is not unreasonable and will extend the admission
As per college notification that was displayed in the premises,
forms will be collected by August 20 at the very latest, which she said has
already been extended. Earlier it was scheduled for August 16.
were also displayed at the boards which said that admissions for the science
group will be closed at 75 per cent and that too will be varied depending on the
merit of the student.
The college strictly adheres to its rule
formulated by the management committee, saying that students who are unable to
present their original marks sheet, will not be issued forms.
to the Cambridge students whose results were announced on Thursday, Sister Emily
said that the equivalence certificate (EC) is essential during the submission
and placement of forms. The EC is a certificate authorised by its respective
Vice Principal Miss Mary Caleb, who was also present, told
Sister Emily that it would take another two months for students of Cambridge to
provide EC, to which she said that the college is willing to wait, as it is a
requirement that students should fulfill all criteria,
Sister Emily, last year about 125 Cambridge students were entertained. She also
disclosed that a separate date for Cambridge students would be announced
In all, 23 students of the general group and 64 of Commerce applied
for admission in first-year, while 19 forms were returned after duly completing
forms and other requirements, said the coordinator Miss Lena D'Souza. The news