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KU announces BA, BSc exam dates
Karachi, Sep 13: The University of Karachi (KU) has announced the schedule for BA regular and private and BSc supplementary examinations of 2013.
Examinations Dr Arshad Azmi said the examinations for BA would be held
from September 8 to September 21 while the BSc examinations would begin
from September 8 and end on October 9.
A KU press release
stated that papers would be held from 2:00pm till 5:00pm. On Fridays,
the exam would begin at 2:30pm and end at 5:30pm. The admit cards of BA
private candidates have been sent to their addresses and the candidates
who could not get their cards till September 6 can get their duplicate
admit cards from the Silver Jubilee Gate on September 7 and 8 from
9:00am till 1:00pm.
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LLM admissions start at KU
Karachi: The University of Karachi (KU) announced on Tuesday the admission schedule for the
twoyear programme of the faculty of law. Admission forms can be obtained
from the university's Silver Jubilee Gate until September 10. The
minimum qualification for candidates applying for the LLM programme is a
second division in LLB. The names of successful candidates would be
announced on September 15. Date extended The KU has extended the last
date of submission of supplementary examination forms of BA Private and
BA Regular and BSc until September 4.
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College session expected to start later than usual
Karachi: The process of submitting forms under the Sindh E-Centralised College
Admission Programme (SECCAP) for admission in class-XI at government
colleges and other higher secondary schools ended on September 2;
however, the authority has failed to release the exact number of
application forms submitted.
The Sindh Bank has now
started sending application forms back to the Sindh Education
Department; it is expected that this process would be completed in the
next couple of days.
The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) has also received the list of application forms for verification.
board would send the list back in the next couple of weeks, following
which dates for admission in colleges, including submission of
admissions fees, would be announced.
Delay in admissions
of government colleges believe that this college term would start later
than usual, as the SECCAP deadlines were extended at a number of
occasions and there were also some other issues that would end up
slowing down the completion of the admission process.
are 131 public colleges and 32 higher secondary schools. The students
who failed to submit their admission forms because their scrutiny
process was not completed or they had to take their supplementary
examinations would be adjusted in colleges or higher secondary schools
with leftover seats.
Last year's performance
In 2013 the first admission list was put on display on September 5 while the college term started on September 15.
year the principals are expecting that the first list of admissions
would be put on display on September 15 and the college term would start
by the end of the month.
SECCAP replaced the Centralised Admission Policy (CAP) that was devised
in 2000. The CAP was introduced to bring an end to the bullying culture
and political interference while seeking admissions in colleges.
SECCAP was widely criticised since its induction by parents, teachers,
candidates and educationists as it had resulted in a headache for
students and parents alike.
Education Secretary Fazlullah
Pechuho and his right-hand man Rehan Baloch were behind the SECCAP and
awarding permission to the Sindh Bank to receive online application
forms along with the fees.
The bank, which has only 50 branches across Karachi, was later told to collect
copies of admission forms, and the education department was asked to
allow the students to purchase brochures when they complained about
difficulties in downloading, filling and submitting the online form
available at the official website of the education department.
However, sources claimed that the delay tactics were adopted to ruin the sale of hard copies of the admission brochure.
At midnight last night the authority removed the website link that allowed downloading the admission forms.
claimed that around 65,000 online forms were submitted, over 25,000
hard copies were received by the bank and around 50,000 admission
brochures were printed after the students, parents and educationists
raised a hue and cry.
The education secretary is currently
in the US while his right-hand man is also on holidays. They have
reportedly forbidden the SECCAP or any other authority to help the
The education secretary had claimed that CAP was
part of a corrupted system and SECCAP was introduced to rectify the
previous faulty system. However, he neither produced any evidence nor
conducted an audit to prove his claims.
The students and
parents claimed to have paid between Rs200 and Rs300 for the admission
forms, besides paying the official fees of Rs60 for bank services.
total of 102,950 seats were available in the six faculties: 38,240
seats for commerce, 24,935 for pre-engineering, 18,780 for humanities,
18,695 for pre-medical, 1,700 for computer science and 600 for home
Extensions in deadline
initial date for the submission of online admission forms was August 18.
It was later extended to August 22 and then to August 25 by Sindh
Education Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro.
The minister had
claimed that the decision was made to facilitate the students who were
facing hardships because of the introduction of the new policy, that is
However, the deadline was again extended to
August 28 and then the final deadline for the submission of both the
online and the hard copy forms was extended to September 2.
Sindh Bank, which was authorised to collect the SECCAP's online
admission forms, does not operate in the localities of Orangi, Shah
Faisal Colony, Surjani and North Karachi.
The bank has
only one branch each in Malir and Landhi and a couple of branches in
Korangi, which are considered among the most populated areas of the
Over 100,000 forms were sold across the city while
more than 25,000 forms were sold only in Orangi, Korangi, Landhi, Malir
and Shah Faisal Colony.
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Schoolgirls to receive monthly stipends via ATM cards
Karachi: The Sindh senior minister for education and literacy, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro,
on Friday distributed ATM cards to female students from grades six to 10
at a government school through which they would be able to obtain their
The education department has promised
to give more than 400,000 female students monthly stipends. Those
belonging to rural areas will receive Rs3,500 while those from urban
areas will get Rs2,500.
Students belonging to rural areas will get the amount through the Easypaisa facility due to the absence of banking networks.
at the ceremony, the minister called upon all segments of society to
help the government improve the standard of education in the province.
He observed that frequent absence of teachers from schools was not a
good sign since it directly impacted the attendance and performance of
students. "Given the perks and privileges enjoyed by teachers, they
should perform their duties diligently and cooperate with the government
in imparting quality education," he said.
that a total of 20,700 teachers were being recruited in educational
institutions across Sindh. Out of them, he said, around 7,000 teachers
were already issued appointment letters. The news
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SMI University commemorates 129th foundation day
Karachi: Glowing tributes were paid to Sir Hassanally Effendi and Sir
Syed Ahmad Khan on the 129th foundation day ceremony of Sindh
Madressatul Islam (SMI) University on Monday.
Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh said, "SMI and Oriental College,
Aligarh were two of the first institutions established in united India,
focussed on educational needs of the Muslims."
were equally devoted to impart conventional education along with
religious education with a major focus on strengthening Muslim values
among children and youth of the community," he said.
history of SMI and the progress it made with the passage of time in
detail, Dr Shaikh said it was granted a university status in 2012.
are equally focussed to maintain the standard of SMI Model School and
intermediate colleges that were achieved through hard work and
persistence along with accomplishing ambitious targets for graduate and
post graduate levels programmes," said Dr Shaikh associated with the
institution since 1994 and is also the first vice chancellor of the SMI
He claimed that SMI University provides quality education
with best academic atmosphere with no provision for unhealthy
activities or any sort of corruption.
"We will have a new world class
campus of SMI in the Education City of Malir, scheduled to be completed
by 2025," he said. SMIU Model School Head Mistress Nabila Kanwal,
Assitant Head Master Syed Wajid Ali Shah and other senior teachers of
the school, besides senior retired teacher Rajab Ali Mallah, also
addressed the ceremony.
Chairpersons pertaining to different
departments of SMI University, including Dr Syed Asif Ali, Anjum Bano
Kazmi, Dr Syed Adnan Ahmed, Dr Syed Azfar Ali were among the other
speakers. Daily times
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