Karachi University MA Final Evening Programme faculty
Teachers scarcity at KU Mass Com department
Karachi, Dec 07: Students of the MA Final Evening Programme, Department of Mass
Communication, Karachi University (KU), have expressed their serious concern
over the unavailability of teachers for routine classes and other guidance
during the entire semester.
It seems that the whole tuition fee of the
semester is going to be squandered, while the department's authorities are
unconcerned towards the academic loss of the students in the evening programme,
It has been learned from the complaints of the students.
They said that
the students were forced to complete their 75 per cent attendance during the
whole semester, starting from June 1, 2009, but the teachers seem beyond from
The point of concern for the students is the useless
curriculum which is being taught at the department despite the fact that the
evening programme of the Karachi University offers a number of subjects both at
the Master and BS levels, they said.
It is pertinent to mention here that
the programme has been scheduled between 3:30pm and 8:30pm. It usually starts
around 5:00pm in those departments where laboratory courses are not offered.
This provides an opportunity for in-service individuals to improve their
academic qualification and enhance their career prospects along with the fresh
graduates. There are two semesters in a year.
Tuition fee is charged in each
semester. The fee ranges from Rs11,000 to Rs24,000 per semester for different
During the holy month of Ramazan, the classes remain
suspended to save students from any possible hardship due to fasting.
Students complained that teachers engaged the students into useless
assignments. The nation
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Winter vacations in schools and colleges of Sindh
Karachi: Winter vacations will start in all government and private
schools and colleges of Sindh from Dec 22 and will end on Dec 31.
According to a decision of the Sindh education department's steering
committee, the annual examinations of all classes up to Class VIII in all
schools of the province will be held in March and their results will be
announced before March 31 so that the next academic session in schools could
begin from April 1.
Meanwhile, sources in the education department said
that as per a decision of the steering committee, all the principals of
educational institutions, executive district officers of education and officials
of boards of secondary and intermediate education had been reminded through
circulars that the condition of 75 per cent must attendance of students must be
fully implemented prior to acceptance of their examination forms. Dawn
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