BISEK new Objective exam pattern & model papers
MCQs in papers by next year
Karachi, Aug 02, 2008: The annual exams of all educational boards will be held along a new pattern with 'Objective' questions
and the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Karachi (BISEK) has
prepared 'model papers' so students know what to expect.
Dr Ishratul Ebad said he was satisfied with the new pattern and felt that it
would help encourage potential in students. According to an official handout
Friday, the governor was briefed about the new papers by the chairman of BISEK,
Professor Anwar Ahmedzai. The chairman informed him that all the boards in the
country had been sent model papers. He also stressed that under the supervision
of the Sindh governor the performances of the boards had improved as proved by
the fact that they declared their results earlier than other
The meeting was attended by all the chairmen of the provincial
boards.ANP demands probe into SSC results:
Meanwhile, the president of
the Awami National Party (ANP) for Sindh, Shahi Syed, has said he was unhappy
with the current results for the Matriculation exams by the BISEK. He said that
not a single student of a public school has secured any position in the board
exams. According to a press release Friday, he claimed that all the positions
were secured by students who belonged to business or political families,
rendering the results dubious. He demanded the provincial minister for education
complete an inquiry into the matter. Schools partially reopen, private
schools to open Monday:
With summer vacations coming to an end, schools in Sindh
partially reopened on Friday, while private schools will reopen on
The Sindh education department announced on Tuesday that summer
vacations will end on Thursday and that government and private educational
institutions are to reopen from Friday (yesterday). However, reports from
various parts of the province, including Karachi, show that government schools
only partially opened.
A small number of students and teachers turned up
on the first day and engaged in small talk the whole day since no classes
Private School Managements Association Chairman Khalid
Shah said that while the private schools did not deny government
orders to reopen on August 1, they will open on Monday, August 4, since Friday
is a half day in any case and Saturday and Sunday are days off. Daily Times
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43 textbooks not available as academic year begins
Karachi: Despite tall claims made by the Sindh Textbook Board, as
many as 43 books of various subjects used in different classes are not available
in the market, creating difficulties for students as the academic year in the
province began on Friday after the summer vacations.
textbooks are not even available at the two stalls established by the Sindh
Textbook Board in Urdu Bazaar.
When contacted the chairman of the STB,
Ali Asghar Bhutto, claimed that there was no shortage of books in the
However, facts gathered during a visit to various bookstores in
the city contradicted the claim of the STB chief.
Following books were
reported to be unavailable in the market:
Mathematics, Urdu and Physics
of Class X; Biology (both English and Urdu medium), Pakistan Studies (English
medium), Sindhi for Class IX; Urdu, Science (English medium), Mathematics
(English and Urdu medium) for Class VIII; Urdu, Islamiat, Science (English
medium), English, Social Studies (English and Urdu medium), Science (Urdu
medium) for Class VII; Mathematics for Class VI; Science (English and Urdu
medium), Urdu, Social Studies (English and Urdu medium), Mathematics (Urdu
medium) for Class V; Science (English and Urdu medium), Mathematics (Urdu
medium) for Class IV; Social Studies (English medium), Mathematics (Urdu medium)
for Class III.
Besides, students of first year (Class XI) are still
searching for the following books:
Biology (English and Urdu medium),
Mathematics, English (three books), Urdu, Pakistan Studies (English medium),
Chemistry (English and Urdu medium) and Physics (Urdu medium).
booksellers claimed that books of Home Economics for sixth, seventh and eighth
grades had not been seen for the last 10 years.
Interestingly, the STB
chairman claimed it was the first time in the history of the STB that two
bookstalls in Karachi and Hyderabad each and one in Sukkur had been established
to facilitate students.
He said that the textbook board had released all
copies of books to the respective sellers but publishers would release the
editions according to the market's demand.
Mr Bhutto said that all the
publishers had been asked to ensure availability of all books in the market by
August 4. In case of non-compliance, publishers would be penalized and their
contracts would be cancelled, he added.The secretary of the provincial education
department, Rizwan Memon, said that the government had completed free
distribution of textbooks of Class I to X across the province. He said that all
the books had been despatched to the respective schools and would be distributed
among students by August 4.
When asked about the shortage of textbooks in
the market, he said that the relevant authorities would chalk out a strategy to
overcome the problem in a meeting scheduled for August 4. PPI
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