Intermediate admission Punjab | GCUF Sexual charges
Admission to 1st Year classes in Punjab closed
Lahore, Aug 30, 2008: Around 1.75 lakh Matriculates have secured admission in the Ist year
Intermediate morning as well as second shift classes for the session 2008-2010
The admission has been granted in Pre-engineering, pre-medical,
Icom, ICS, General Science and Arts groups according to the merit. The enrolment
has been made in 430 postgraduate, degree and Intermediate colleges in the
Around 1.25 lakh students have been enrolled in over 2000 higher
secondary schools. Yet another 20,000 Matriculates are likely to join the
Polytechnic Institutes by August 30 affiliated with Punjab Board of Technical
Education (PBTE) which will register the enrolled students for
The registration of enrolled students will be made next month
with the eight Boards of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISEs) in
Punjab for purposes of board examination.
The admission to Ist year classes
have been closed and the classes will start from Monday next when the colleges
will re-open after summer vacations. The merit in average colleges in
pre-engineering in morning shift remains 550, pre-medical 450, I.Com 470, ICS
480, Science 400 and Arts 300. There is little difference of merit in the second
shift. The merit is however, higher in Science College, Wahdat Road, Islamia
College Civil Lines and some girls colleges in the city. The second shift is
successful in over two-dozen colleges in the Lahore.
Meanwhile the Punjab
University has given very tight schedule of admission for graduate and
postgraduate classes in the affiliated colleges.
The admissions to BA, BSc,
and BCom in affiliated colleges of the Punjab University are still continued.
The first merit list was displayed on Friday to be followed by the second and
third list on Saturday (today) and the third by Monday while the enrolment will
be completed by September 3.
The last date for filing application forms for
MA, MSc, in postgraduate colleges in the province is September 30. The entry
test at college level will be held for the prospective candidates on September 2
followed by interviews. The admissions will be finalised with the first ten days
and the classes of MA, MSc, will start from September 13.
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GCUF head of dept shown the door: Sexual assault charge
Faisalabad: The Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF) communication department director has been terminated on the charge of sexually
assaulting a staff member, it was learnt on Friday.
Sources told this
correspondent that a female employee of the university submitted an application
to GCUF Vice-Chancellor Dr Arif Ali Zaidi, alleging that Director Communications
Latif Bhatti took her to his home to do some technical job, where he sexually
assaulted her and subjected her to severe torture on resistance.
also appeared before the VC and apprised him of the criminal activity. Realising
the gravity of the situation, sources said, the VC immediately offered her
assistance in medical treatment, which the victim rejected. Dr Zaidi immediately
convened a meeting of his subordinates, Registrar Sheikh Zahoor Ahmad, security
chief Abbas Shah and others and discussed the issue with them. The members
suggested termination of the 'wrongdoer' to discourage any such happening in
future. The university administration terminated the official and decided that
the victim should continue to perform her duties for the time being.
GCUF had hired the services of Mr Bhatti on a contract some six months ago
against a handsome package. Earlier, he had been serving the Pakistan
Telecommunication Company Limited from where he retired a couple of months
Meanwhile, the girl's mother had been repeatedly visiting the
university and asking the administration to call the perpetrator, but to no
avail, said sources.
They further revealed that actually the incident
took place at Bhatti's office on the university campus and some staffers rescued
the girl after listening to her hue and cry. The officials immediately informed
the administration about the incident.
The VC, however, dispelled the
impression that incident took place on the campus. He said the victim had
claimed in her application that Latif committed the crime at his residence where
she had gone with him.
The girl's mother said she (her daughter) had been
tortured at Bhatti's office. She said her daughter had scars of wounds on her
face, which prompted the administration to act against the
According to sources, the girl had "misstated about the crime
scene on the instructions of the management which assured her of
A female staff member of the university said torture marks on
the girl's face were visible and she was bitterly weeping after the
The vice-chancellor confirmed that Bhatti had been sacked. "The
administration took no time in terminating him after learning about the event,"
he said, with a stern warning that the varsity administration would not tolerate
any wrongdoing in future. Dawn
"is this ur uni of gc and this type of administration u ppl shd b ashamed of ur self n if administrations head are involved in such type of activities thn what msg thy r gvng to their students, n hw the guls studing over thr r safe cn any body ans to my quest ."
City, Country: federal
"im completely shocked.this is happening in a muslim country and in an educational institute.this fact is awefull that a faculty member is involved in such type of vulgur act.he must be punished voilently. "
Name: kashaf javaid
City, Country: faisalabad,pakistan
"if teacher is like this,how can v becom success? y they r not teaching students like their daughter and sons? teacher is the pillar of the nation,and our pillors r so weak mently? "
City, Country: faisalabad,pakistan
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