Karachi University BA, BSc, BCom admissions 2012
BA, BSc, BCom admissions from 16th
Karachi, Jan 12: The process of admissions to BA, BSc and
BCom (part-I and part-II) classes in the colleges affiliated to Karachi
University will begin on Jan 16 while classes for fresh entrants for the
academic session 2012 will commence on Feb 8.
decided in a meeting of principals of the city's degree colleges held
with Karachi University's Pro Vice Chancellor Prof (Dr) Nasiruddin Khan
KU registrar Prof M. Kaleem Raza and affiliation committee chairman Prof Mansoor Ahmed also attended the meeting.
participants of the meeting gave an approval to the admissions policy
of degree colleges and decided that admissions to BA, BSc and BCom
(part-I and part-II) would be given between Jan 16 and Feb 7 without any
late fee, with a late fee of Rs500 from Feb 8 to Feb 21 and with a late
fee of Rs1,000 up to March 8, provided availability of seats in the
Students seeking admissions to degree classes were advised to collect and submit admission forms from the respective colleges.
enrolment forms of fresh entrants to the degree colleges would be
collected by the colleges concerned till March 26 without any late fee
and thereafter with a late fee of Rs500 up to April 17.
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KU students agitate against admission committee
Karachi: A number of candidates who failed to get admission to Karachi University's BS, honours and master's programmes,
on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration in front of the KU's
administration block, shouting slogans against officials of the
The protesting students, supported
by activists of some student organisations, accused the KU's admission
committee of giving preference in admissions to candidates from Karachi
and Sindh over candidates from other provinces.
KU's admission policy, they demanded that the vice chancellor
accommodate the 400 or so students in different programmes of the KU.
They alleged that they were being discriminated against in admissions to
Some of the protesting students later entered the office
of the admission committee and the department of the committee's
convener, Prof Khalid Iraqi, butwhen they did not find him at any of the
two places, they allegedly used abusive language against him and
harassed the committee's staff.
Iraqi said that as per the university's admission policy approved by
its academic council, candidates belonging to Karachi were accorded the
first priority, followed by students of other parts of Sindh and then
those belonging to other provinces.
'In fact, the KU has been
pursuing the same admission policy for the last five years and according
to it candidates belonging to Karachi have been categorised as 'K',
candidates of other parts of Sindh as 'S' and those from other provinces
fall in the 'P' category,' he said, adding that all admissions for the
academic session 2012 had been given purely on merit and in accordance
with the admission policy.
He said it was strange that those who
had failed to get admission chose the path of agitation rather than
submitting their claims for the redress of their grievances, if they had
any.A meeting of the university's 'grievances' committee formed by the
vice chancellor recently was informed on Wednesday that the committee
had received no complaint concerning admissions.
presided over by KU pro vice chancellor Prof (Dr) Shahana Urooj Kazmi
and attended by Prof Abuzar Wajidi and Prof Iraqi , however, decided
that students who felt that they had not been accommodated despite their
merit could now submit their written complaints to the office of the
university's Students' Adviser by Jan 16.
Meanwhile, the Karachi
University Teachers Society's president, Prof Mutahir Ahmed, has
expressed concern over the students' agitation against officials of the
admission committee, saying the committee had implemented the
university's admission policy strictly in line with directives of the
academic council.The Kuts chief advised the protesting students to apply
to the university's grievances committee if they had any complaint
concerning their admissions. Dawn
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No admissions under pressure, says KU
Karachi: The administration of the University of Karachi (KU) has refused to grant
any admissions under the pressure of students' groups belonging to
political and religious parties.
admission process has been completed and no admission would be given in
the public-run institute under the pressure of activists of political,
religious and ethnic organisations," university officials said.
group of youngsters staged a demonstration at the parking lot reserved
for the vice chancellor and other top management on Wednesday. They
demanded that the KU entertained them by giving them admission to the
Some 50 students gathered at the administration
block, and later entered into the main administrative building to
present their demands to the vice-chancellor (VC) and pro-VCs. However,
on being denied entry to the building, they staged a protest at the
parking lot where they demanded that the KU administration removed the
director of the Admission Committee and the students' adviser.
also pasted posters on the walls of the Administration Block after
sunset to frighten the staff working at the Admission Committee Room.
to the KU officials, these students used the name of the Students
Action Committee and were trying to pressure the administration of the
university. However, the members of Admission Committee and other
officials refused to accept any pressure in this regard.
officials disclosed that activists of the Imamia Students Organisation,
the Punjabi Students Association, the Gilgit-Baltistan Students
Organisation and the Peoples' Students Federation (Qaiser Group) had
submitted separate list with names to be accommodated as students in the
Most of the individuals on this list had not even
submitted an admission form and did not qualify on merit. KU officials
refused, saying that "the university could not facilitate persons who
have not submitted the admission form."
Members of the
Complaints and Grievance Committee, which is headed by VC Professor Dr
Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui, met on Wednesday to discuss the matter.
The committee was formed on January 04, 2012, just a day before the admission process was to come to an end.
members of the committee included Pro-VC Professor Dr Shahana Urooj
Kazmi, Dean of Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences
Professor Dr Abu Zar Wajidi, Director Admission Committee Professor Dr
Khalid Iraqi and Students' Adviser Ansar Rizvi. All members unanimously
decided that KU would not give admission to these individuals.
the committee has agreed to review genuine cases. "If a student has
submitted an admission form and has any complaint regarding the
admission procedure, then they can submit a written complaint to the
offices of the Students' Adviser till January 16, 2012," said Professor
According to Dr Iraqi, the Admission Committee was
simply following the guidelines given by the Academic Council of the
university. "We have a procedure which has been practiced for many
years." The news
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KU official run over by train
Karachi: An official of the Karachi University's
examination department was crushed under a locomotive near Malir 15 on
Wednesday, police said.
They said 41-year-old Shaukat Ali
was hit by the Quetta-bound Bolan Express when he was reportedly
heading home in Shamsi Society, Malir. He was an assistant controller of
the KU examination department and was also a poet.
The body was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities.
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SU teachers warn of boycotting classes
Hyderabad: The Sindh University Teachers Association
has warned of suspending all academic activities till the university
administration accepts its demands.
A general body
meeting of the association held here on Wednesday said that under
prevailing circumstances on the campus, it was impossible for teachers
to perform their duties.
The meeting decided that teachers would
continue to hold demonstrations and issue statements to expose cases of
corruption, mismanagement and inefficiency of the incumbent
The teachers resolved that teachers would take
additional classes to complete the course following acceptance of their
demands in order to compensate academic loss of students.
meeting decided that each member of the association would contribute one
day salary as financial assistance to the bereaved family of late Prof
Bashir Ahmed Channar.
The association demands constitution of a
judicial commission to investigate murder of Prof Channar, immediate
removal of the vice-chancellor, Dr Nazir A Mughal, removal of police and
Rangers and their replacement with university's own security, ban on
student wings and restoration of student unions.
office-bearers informed the meeting aboutpress conferences,
demonstrations and open letters addressed to officials concerned and
authorities about the implementation of demands.
The house was
informed that although the association's one week deadline for the
acceptance of demands had expired but no official response had been
received so far from any quarter.
The president of the association, Dr Azhar Ali Shah, presided over the meeting.
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Appeal to teachers
Expressing deep concern over suspension of academic activities in various teaching
institutes, administration of the Sindh University have appealed to
teachers to resume classes and help in nabbing culprits involved in the
assassination of Prof Basheer Ahmed Channar.
It further reminded
the faculty members that suspension of classes was not only disturbing
parents and guardians but also resulting in the wastage of precious time
of students. A statement issued by the administration on Wednesday said
that the Vice-Chancellor Dr Nazir A.Mughal had taken all possible steps
for arrest of culprits including submission of request to the
government to setup a judicial commission.
It further said that students from all parts of the province were keen on taking classes in the new session. Dawn
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Chiniot Islamia girls win school quiz competition
Karachi: Institute of Business Education (IBE) recently organised
Inter-School Quiz Competition 2012 at its premises where leading Karachi
boys and girls schools participated.
Topics of the quiz competition included Pakistan, history, geography, sports and general knowledge.
Islamia Girls School secured first position while Generation's School
and Mama Parsi Girls Secondary School secured second and third positions
Chairman Pakistan Quiz Society Hafiz Syed Nasimuddin was the chief guest.
to the audience, he appreciated the event and organisers' efforts to
create such a healthy environment and productive activity and said that
it was necessary to hold such activities to enhance students' academic
excellence. Later he distributed prizes and certificates among
Prof Nuzhat Raees of IBE, Asstt Prof Samina
Zahid and Arshad Latif Khan were the judges while Syed Baker Mujeebul
Hashmi was moderator. Daily times
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