9,200 women candidates appear in test: Vacancies for primary schoolteachers
KARACHI, July 30: Around 9,200 women candidates appeared in the written
tests for primary schoolteachers' vacancies held at the NED University of
Engineering and Technology on Sunday.
According to officials, more than
95 per cent candidates attempted the 90-minute multiple choice questionnaire
designed by the Institute of Business Administration, Sukkur. With good
arrangements at hand, no untoward incident took place and the event remained
The candidates who had forgotten to bring along the admit cards
were not returned as the test organizers facilitating through the computerized
data allowed them to take the exam. Relatives of the candidates were asked to
stay outside the university premises till the test concluded.
invigilators, provided by the Pakistan Cadet College, supervised the test which
was part of similar tests being conducted in all 23 districts of Sindh. Four
thousand male candidates have already appeared in the test last week in
The officials said the candidates with intermediate as their
minimum qualification were eligible to appear in the test for the posts of
primary school teacher. However, they said, the holders of primary teachers'
certificate would be given preference both in selection and grade. For instance,
if the selected candidates were offered job in Grade-7 the certificate holder
would get job in Grade-9.
Around 126,000 candidates have applied for some
9,100 vacancies of primary teachers in the province. The selected candidates
would be offered a three-year contract, the officials said.
congestion was witnessed on the University Road when thousands of candidates
finished the test and came out.The authorities took 14 years to open the doors
for jobs in the education department by lifting the ban on
Previously, the written tests for the primary school
teachers were conducted in 1993. Dawn