RBISE exams for private students | Protest against BoG
Private science students allowed to appear in RBISE exams
Rawalpindi, Dec 15: Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh of the Lahore High Court (LHC), Rawalpindi Bench,
on Tuesday while suspending a Punjab government notification allowed the
9th class science students of private schools to appear in the board
examination as private candidates.
The All Pakistan Private
Schools Management Association (APPSMA), through its divisional
president Abrar Ahmad Khan, while nominating the Punjab Education
Department and the Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary
Education (RBISE), had challenged the notification disallowing the
science students of 9th class from taking board examination.
APPSMA's lawyer told the court that there are 66,000 registered private
schools in Punjab. Around 500,000 students enrolled with these private
schools are scheduled to appear in the class 9th examination.
counsel argued that these schools were given registration certificates
after proper verification of their science laboratories.
court, while suspending the order, issued notices to the education
department and the RBISE asking them to submit their replies. The news
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Protest against BoG in govt colleges
Lahore: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry on
Tuesday ordered the Punjab government not to take any disciplinary
action against the teachers who took part in a protest against the
formation of Board of Governors (BoGs) in colleges.
and students were protesting against the provincial government's
decision to establish BoGs at colleges when the police allegedly
subjected them to severe torture. They were trying to enter the Punjab
The CJ on Tuesday formed a division bench to decide the issue and fixed December 20 for the case hearing.
Advocate General Hanif Khatana said the government had decided to
appoint Board of Governors to improve the education standard.
said 10 colleges, including the Government College University, Lahore,
Queen Marry College, Lahore, Government College Chuna Mandi, Lahore,
Kinnaird College, Lahore and Government Boys College, Faisalabad, had
already been placed under the Board of Governors (BoGs) and were running
He said college fees would not be increased nor will
the job structure of teachers would be changed. He said the teachers
were using students for their vested interests.
On teachers and
students reservation on a four-year bachelor's degree programme, Khatana
submitted that the government had made this plan to upgrade the
standard of bachelor's degree. He said it took four years to complete a
bachelor's degree all over the world due to which Pakistani bachelor's
degree holders faced many problems.
The chief justice directed
the teachers not to take to the roads again as the matter was in the
court. He advised them that everyone should play their role for the
betterment of the country, and should be extra careful, as they had to
guide the youth.
Earlier, Deputy Inspector General (Operations)
Rao Sardar Ali appeared before the court and submitted a report about
According to the report, the protesting teachers
and students had blocked the road and also damaged buses and other
public property. He stated that the protesters had also entered the
assembly building and damaged property.
He stated that the
security officials deputed at the assembly acted against teachers and
students to ensure security on the premises, which could not be
compromised in any case.
He submitted that the action by the
officials against the protesters was defensive as the students had
crossed the security limits.
The CJ had taken suo moto notice on
media reports, which said that police resorted to heavy baton charge on
protesters belonging to Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association's
Joint Action Committee and the students of Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT).
The demonstrators had managed to force their way to the main gate of the
assembly after breaking into the security cordon. Daily times
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Lahore: A meeting on residency programme and its feedback was held at the regional
centre of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), which was
attended by the heads of medical institutions from public, private and
armed forces and all CPSP approved supervisors here, professors and
In a press release here on Tuesday, President,
CPSP Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry said that the standard of training has
been raised after the launch of residency programme, which has become a
role model for the developing countries.
He talked about
achievements of the college at local and international levels and said
that CPSP would provide training opportunities for its trainee doctors
in the developed countries including UK in future. The news
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Medical classes from 20th
Sialkot: The Sialkot Medical College will start functioning here from Dec 20, project
director and DCO Mujahid Sher Dil told reporters here on Tuesday.
The DCO said that classes would be held on the premises of Government
Allama Iqbal Memorial DHQ Hospital's old emergency department and
paramedical school building till the construction of college's
purpose-built building adjacent to the hospital. He said that Chief
Minister Shahbaz Sharif had allocated Rs100 million for this project.
The DCO said that 60 girls and 40 boys had been enrolled in the first batch of MBBS.
Besides Allama Iqbal DHQ Hospital, Government Sardar Begum Memorial
Hospital would be affiliated teaching institution of the college, he
It may be recalled here that addressing a meeting of traders and
businessmen at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry on July 28,
the chief minister had restored the otherwise shelved project of
establishing a medical college here. Dawn
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