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Punjab University to conduct own entrance tests
Lahore, May 23, 2008: The Punjab University will conduct its own entrance tests for admission to all disciplines.

According to a press statement, the decision was made in a meeting of PU Admission Committee held under the chairmanship of Chairman Prof Dr Ch Jamil Anwar.

The meeting took strict action against advertisement of entrance test published in various national newspapers by an organisation about admissions to universities and cleared that the PU had not asked any organisation to conduct entrance test for admission to the Punjab University.

It was decided that the university would conduct its own entrance test for admission to its all disciplines for which schedule would be issued later.

Faculty of Pharmacy Dean Prof Dr Bashir Ahmad, Faculty of Life Sciences Dean Prof Dr Shahida Hasnain, Faculty of Education Dean Prof Dr Nayyar Raza Zaidi, Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences Dean Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal Jadoon, Faculty of Oriental Learning Dean Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, College of Earth and Environmental Sciences Prof Dr Iftikhar Hussain Baloch, Punjab University College of Information Technology Principal Prof Syed Mansoor Sarwar, Hailey College of Banking and Finance Principal, External Linkages Director Prof Dr Najma Najam, Institute of Education and Research Director Prof Dr Hafiz Muhammad Iqbal, representatives of Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences and Controller of Examinations attended the meeting.

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PU BSc Home Economics date sheets
Lahore: The Punjab University Examination Department has issued the written date sheets of BSc Home Economics, first, second, third and final years, Annual Examination, 2008. According to a press statement, BSc Home Economics first and third year exams will start from June 3, and second and fourth year exams from June 4. The News

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500 USF members rally at Punjab University
Lahore: Around 500 members of the University Students Federation (USF) on Thursday took out a rally and visited various departments to show their strength. The members distributed pamphlets, containing the USF manifesto and future plans among the students.

The USF has come in the field with a motto 'Non-violent and Non-partisan'. The members, containing white flags, banners and posters in their hands, peacefully marched to different departments and made speeches. The rally was started from Law College and later students groups from different departments joined them. Students were shouting slogans 'We want Freedom'.

Ahsan Chaudhry, a student of the Institute of Administrative Sciences, said that the students, who were present in the rally, were those who had started movement against the IJT.

He said that the aim to holding the rally was to introduce this organisation to students. "We went to every department and invited students to join their group," he said.

He said that some elements tried to disturb their peaceful rally as they tore down the USF's advertisement stickers.

Amir Jalal, a PhD student at the Institute of Biological Sciences, said that USF had been formed to struggle for the students rights. He said that the USF would raise voice for every student.

Ali Hassan Warriach, a PU student, said that the USF had no political aims and was not affiliated with any political party. Earlier, the participant of the rally raised slogans against the administration of the Hostel No 17, alleging that their members were being denied residence at the hostel.

After lifting a ban on students unions, various students are active to set up their wings in different institutions of the city. A number of political groups like Islami Jamiat Talaba, Imamia Students Organisation (ISO), Anjuman Talaba Islam, Insaf Students Federation and USF have started their campaigns to attract the students. Daily Times

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