Punjab University BA, BSc result 2011 : Girls top
Girls bag top honours in BA/BSc exams
Lahore, Aug 15: The Punjab University (PU) on Friday announced results of BA/BSc Annual Examination, 2011,
with overall pass percentage of 34.09.
Girl students outperformed boys as
the top positions were clinched by them not just in BA exam but also in the BSc
exam this year. A total of 153,688 candidates had appeared in the exam and only
52,396 were declared successful. A ceremony in honour of the position holders
was also organised at the Punjab University's Faisal Auditorium at New Campus
here on Friday. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran was the chief guest of
the ceremony while Controller Examinations Prof Dr Liaqat Ali, Additional
Controller Ahmad Ali Chattha, Treasurer Dr Uzma Ikram, senior faculty members,
high achievers, their parents and principals of the respective colleges were
It is pertinent to mention here that this year all the
three top positions in BSc have been clinched by female students. In the BA
exam, the first position was again clinched by a female student while second and
third positions were grabbed by male students.
In the BSc exam, Rida
Arshad of the Government College for Women, Toba Tek Singh, roll number 148484,
clinched first position by securing 682 marks out of total 800 marks. Arfa
Waseem of the Superior Science College, Satellite Town, Gujranwala, roll number
027838, stood second with 677 marks while Sadia Parveen of Al-Beruni Government
College, Pind Dadan Khan, roll number 112515, bagged third position with 668
In the BA exam, Iqra Abbas, a private candidate, roll number
079243, from Shahdara, Lahore, grabbed first position by securing 668 marks out
of total 800 marks. Muhammad Zahid Zaheer Iqbal, roll number 137185, a private
candidate, from Bahawalpur district stood second with 665 marks while Muhammad
Hamza, another private candidate from Shadbagh, Lahore, roll number 095709,
stood third with 664 marks. The position holders were awarded cash prizes of Rs
100,000, Rs 75,000 and Rs 65,000 for first, second and third positions
respectively in the BA/BSc exam 2011 by the PU vice chancellor while he also
presented shields to the principals of the colleges of the position holders.
Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran said
educated nations were powerful and urged the Muslims to realise the value of
education. He said America spent seven percent of its GDP on education whereas
Pakistan even did not consume two percent of its GDP.
He urged the
rulers to allocate at least four percent of GDP for education. He said Pakistan
was the only country which could change the lines of history. He said Pakistani
students had a lot of talent but unfortunately there was nobody who could put
them to right track.
He asked the students to read Allama Iqbal.
Discussing about the increasing number of female students in graduation, Dr
Mujahid Kamran said the PU had carried out a survey and according to initial
results boys could not complete their studies due to financial constraints
whereas girls were ambitious to go forward. The news
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4 colleges 'boast' of nil results
Lahore: Four colleges have shown zero per cent results in the
BA/BSc annual examinations 2011 as none of their candidates could get through
A result notification reveals that the Shiblee College of Commerce, Kohinoor
Town, Faisalabad, sent the examination form of only one candidate; the Garrison
Science Degree College for Boys, Lahore Cantt, 11 candidates; Government Degree
Basirpur, Okara, four candidates; while Government Jinnah Islamia
College, Sialkot, 13 candidates.
The result notification also shows that six colleges have also shown less
than 10 per cent results. They are: Government College, Gojra, (9.35 per cent);
Government Degree College, Murree, (8.82 per cent); Government Degree College,
Zafarwal, Narowal, (9.09 per cent); Government College, Pindi Gheb, (9.09 per
cent); Government Degree College, Sharaqpur Sharif, Sheikhupura, (9.09 per
cent); and Government College, Tandlianwala, (4 per cent).
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Suppl in October
Lahore: The Punjab University has announced that the BA, BSc
(supplementary) examinations for 2011 will be held in the second week of
The university will receive admission forms for the supplementary examination
till Aug 27.
The university has also announced that the BA/BSc annual examination for 2012
will be held in April-May 2012. It will receive admission forms for the annual
examination till Oct 20. Dawn
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100,000 laptops for students: CM
Lahore: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Thursday that 100,000 laptops would be
distributed among the high achiever students in a transparent manner.
said the programme would leave a far-reaching impact on the education sector and
provide an opportunity to the students to benefit from the latest technology in
their academic pursuits and research. He also issued instructions for setting up
a committee, headed by chairman Planning & Development, to evolve a strategy
in this regard while keeping in view all aspects of the project.
presiding over a meeting regarding distribution of computers among talented
The chief minister said the aim of the national progress and
prosperity could not be achieved without imparting the latest education to the
new generation and in view of this fact, the Punjab government was attaching top
priority to education sector. He said revolutionary measures had been taken for
promotion of quality education as well as information technology in the
province. Shahbaz said that not only the best companies had been selected for
supply of laptops but the companies would also be responsible for their
maintenance and after sale service. Issuing instructions for setting up a
committee, headed by Planning & Development chairman, the CM said the
committee should set a timeline within seven days regarding the implementation
of the project so that it could be started as early as possible. He said the
Punjab government is making heavy investment in this programme, therefore, the
committee should negotiate with the companies interested in the supply of
laptops regarding their price and other matters and ensure that top quality
laptops are purchased at reasonable rate.
Shahbaz said the project of
setting up IT labs in more than 4,000 schools of the province had been completed
transparently in a record period of time and now hundreds of thousands of
students from Attock to Rahimyar Khan were benefiting from modern technology and
gaining latest information about the changing world. Similarly, he said, the
Punjab Educational Endowment Fund had been set up first time in the country's
history to help such talented students as were facing financial problems to
continue their academic activities. He said scholarships were being given from
the fund not only to the students of Punjab but also of other provinces.
Chairman Information Technology Board Dr. Javed Abdul Ghani gave a
detailed briefing regarding various aspects of the project.
Punjab Information Technology Board chairman while giving a briefing regarding
the programme said about provision of connectivity campus "hot spots" in
selected colleges/universities. He said a number of meetings with the Planning
& Development chairman and officers of the departments concerned had been
held to consider the procedure of distribution of laptops, selection of students
and other matters.
He also threw light on various proposals with regard
to connectivity of laptops with internet. The chief secretary, chairman Planning
& Development, secretary Higher Education, secretary Schools, chairman
Punjab Education Foundation, vice-chancellor Punjab University, chairman Board
of Intermediate and Secondary Education Lahore, chairman Punjab Vocational
Training Council, chairman Punjab Youth Council and IT experts were present in
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Lahore: Muhammad Osama Tarar secured distinction by securing four straight A's in A level
examination of the University of Cambridge International Examinations.
He appeared in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Economic and got A's
in all the subjects.
Osama earned 10 straight A's in O level examination
and had been a topper throughout his schooling.
He is son of Col (R)
Muhammad Safir Tarar, former Regional Director ISPR Lahore and former Director
Public Relations Wapda. The news
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City School launches campaign to clean up city
Lahore: A four-day campaign aimed at cleaning up various parts of the city by
The City School to celebrate Independence Day, titled "Lets Bin It!", kicked off
on Thursday evening.
On the first day of the campaign, students of The
City School visited different areas of Defence Housing Authority in a carnival
float and encouraged the public to sign a pledge, stating that they would stop
littering. They also distributed bags, badges and car stickers.
School Regional Director Michelle Amir said that this four-day campaign,
organised by The City School in collaboration with Waste Busters, was aimed at
creating awareness regarding the dangers caused by littering and to inculcate a
sense of civic ownership and responsibility amongst the general
Michelle said that the students would engage with and motivate
the general public to act as responsible citizens and would pick up litter from
the areas they visit. The City School has invited celebrities, government
officials and media personnel to attend the event. She said that Carnival Float
would visit different places around Lahore, including Defence Housing Authority,
Fortress Stadium, Shami Road, Cavalry Ground, Firdous Market, Liberty Market,
Gulberg Main Boulevard, Sherpao Bridge, Jail Road and Shadman over these four
days, completing its route at The Mall of Lahore. The campaign would continue
till August 14. Daily times
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Lahore: The public sector educational institutions across the province will reopen after annual
summer vacation on Monday (today).
Though most of the private
institutions will reopen in September after Eidul Fitr, a large number of
private schools follow the government schedule. The Punjab government had
announced reopening of schools on August 15. There were widespread speculations
that the government might extend the summer break on the pressing demand of
students, their parents and teachers till September, however, this could not
It is pertinent to mention here that Punjab School Education
Department had also opposed any move to extend the annual summer vacation in a
summary moved to the Punjab chief minister.
The department had informed
the CM that if the summer break was extended, the schools would be unable to
complete academic year of 210 days which was mandatory under education calendar
of the Punjab government. The Schools Department officials argued that there was
no reason to extend summer break, adding that in Sindh province where weather
was slightly hot as compared to Punjab, the schools had already opened after
summer vacation on August 1. They also argue that the private schools not
following the government schedule would face problems in connection with
completion of 210 academic days as per the education calendar.
to sources in the department, a controversy was likely to erupt over the summer
vacation schedule as many private schools would not reopen on August 15. They
informed that the department had not chalked out any plan to enforce the
EDO Education Lahore Pervaiz Akhtar,
confirming reopening of schools from August 15 (today), said it was unfortunate
that people were spreading rumours that the government had extended the summer
vacation. The news
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