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Karachi University BSc exams from 17th

B.Sc exams from 17th
Karachi, Nov 14: The University of Karachi (KU) has announced that B.Sc. (Part I and II) and Improvement of Division Examinations-2008 will begin from November 17.

Over 9,000 students will be appearing at 12 different examination centres in the city. The timings are from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm, while on Fridays the timings will be from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.

Meanwhile, the Registrar, KU, Prof. Rais Alvi has announced that forms for BS Third Year and MA, M.Com and M.Sc for the reserved seats can be obtained till November 20 from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm from the office of deputy Registrar (Academic) located at the first floor of the administration block.

Furthermore, the date for the submission of admission forms in the KU-affiliated Law Colleges has been extended up to November 20. A late fee of Rs1,000 will be charged with the original fee.

The Controller of Examinations Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) has announced that the students who have obtained the degree of Shahadat-e-Aalia from Wafaqul Madaris and Tanzeemul Madaris and want to be admitted in MA (Arabic) or MA (Islamic Studies) could be eligible after passing the examinations in English and Pakistan Studies. The News

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Sindh Education dept regularises 154 IT lecturers
Karachi: The Sindh Education Department on Thursday regularised 154 Information Technology (IT) lecturers who have to date been working ad-hoc. According to notification SO (G III)/E/L/IT/5-7/08, the education department made 154 ad-hoc IT teachers permanent and allocated Rs 184.5 million in its budget for their salaries. Thousands of ad-hoc lecturers were regularised in Punjab, NWFP and Balochistan while in Sindh, 330 ad-hoc lecturers have yet to be regularised. When contacted, education department officials said that the government is currently working on regularising the remaining lecturers. "It has been planned that the remaining 330 lecturers would be regularised through a bill in the next session of the Sindh Assembly," they added. According to a provision of the Sindh government, ad-hoc lecturers are entitled to salaries for only six months and after their ad-hoc period ends, they would not get paid until their service period is further extended. Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) Ad-hoc Lecturers Action Committee office-bearers Manzoor Kalhoro, Muhammad Chuttal and Ali Raza said that their ad-hoc period was completed in July 2008 and officially they are currently unemployed.

They were told that a summary was sent to the Sindh CM in October to extend their service period for another six months but there have been no developments since. "President Asif Ali Zardari directed party senior leader Taj Haider to take measures to regularise ad-hoc lecturers and release the stopped salaries," they stated. Haider wrote to the Sindh government and the education minister and apprised them of the president's directives and the lecturers have been paid their salaries but have not yet been regularised. Instead of extending their service period by six months, the office-bearers demanded that Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah and Pir Mazharul Haq present a bill in the next Sindh Assembly session to regularise the ad-hoc lecturers. It is pertinent to mention that a bill to regularise ad-hoc professors at the Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College is expected to be presented in the upcoming Sindh Assembly session. Daily Times

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