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KU announces new date for postponed paper
Karachi, April 01: University of Karachi (KU) Examinations Department announced on Thursday that BSc Occupational Therapy Part-I paper, which was scheduled to be held on March 30 and was cancelled due to announcement of a public holiday will be held on April 9. Meanwhile KU registrar announced to extend the last date for the submission of admission forms for PhD/MS, MS (Surgery) and MD (Medicine) till April 7. Daily tiems

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Jinnah varisty results declared
Karachi: The Jinnah University for Women (JUW) has announced the results of MA (Final) and BS (Final) - 2010 in Economics, Education, English, Islamic Learning, Mass Communication, Political Science and Urdu. The university has also announced the results of M.Sc (Final) One and two years and BS (Final) in various science subjects. The results of BS (CS), BS (IT), M.Com (Final), MBA (Executive), MBA (Final), BS (Hons) Commerce, PharmD, BS (Business Administration), M.Ed and BEd (Morning and Evening). The news

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'Census not to hit SSC exams'
Karachi: The sudden departure on leave of the Board of Secondary Education Karachi chairman will not affect the SSC annual examinations, in which about 350,000 students will appear. And the housing census to be conducted in the city from April 5 and 19 involving about 85,000 teachers will also not affect the examinations scheduled to begin on April 18.

This was stated by the chairman of the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi, Prof Anwar Ahmed Zai, who has been assigned the additional charge of the BSEK chairman. Dawn

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Semester system in medical colleges urged
Peshawar: At a symposium arranged by the Khyber Medical University (KMU) on 'Curriculum Development' here Thursday, participants agreed to work towards the implementation of the semester system in the affiliated colleges.

Prof Dr Umar Farooq and Dr Rukhsana Rubin were invited from the Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi as facilitators for the symposium. A total of 36 participants including principals and senior faculty members of the affiliated institutions of KMU participated in the moot.

Both the facilitators shared their experiences of semester system with the participants. The facilitators emphasised that commitment of the faculty would be required for implementation of the semester system and some infrastructural development would also be required in the respective colleges.

Earlier, Prof Dr Mohammad Hafizullah, vice-chancellor of the KMU in his welcome address said the current mode of instruction in the medical colleges has been in practice for the past 50 years.

Prof Hafizullah said in view of the drawback of annual system in most of the institutions other than medical, the annual system has been replaced by semester system. "In the semester system the course is divided into various modules.

Both teachers and students have to work according to a very strict and regular timetable both for studies and evaluation," he said. He added that KMU intended to start the semester system in its affiliated medical and dental institutions, benefiting from the experience of Dow University of Health Sciences, which had started the semester system in its constituent medical colleges. The news

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Wali Khan University campus
Peshawar: Chief Minister Ameer Haider Hoti has requested Sindh government for provision of 100 kanals of land in Karachi for establishing Abdul Wali Khan University campus.

Mr Hoti has made the request in a letter to Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah. Mr Hoti stated Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan was playing vital role in promotion of higher and quality education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. University's campuses established in other districts were also acquainting the youth with education. The institute has achieved many milestones in a short span of two years, the letter said.

Mr Hoti said a university campus in Karachi will benefit students of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh and also help take advantage of seasoned faculty available there, according to a press release. Dawn

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