Mirpurkhas position holders dissatisfied with education system
MIRPURKHAS, Aug 31: Position holders in Intermediate examinations of the Mirpurkhas
board have expressed their complete dissatisfaction with the present education
system in the country.
They said if they got any chance of higher
education abroad, they would avail it in the very first instance, with most of
them plan to return after getting the degree.
We interviewed the
most brilliant students in the area, after the announcement of results by the
Mirpurkhas Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (MBISE) the other day.
All the position-holders were unanimous in rejecting the present system
of education as well as the quality of education, and wanted to leave the
country in search of knowledge.
When asked what if the quality education
in advanced studies is available in the country, they said they still prefer to
Chandra Bai Meghwar of Umerkot, who secured first position in
the Intermediate pre-medical group, wanted to become a neurosurgeon.
first priority, she said, is to get the degree from a foreign university.
Mashal of Sanghar, also a position holder in pre-engineering group,
joins Chandra by
saying her priority too is to leave the country for
However, majority of the topers said they would return
to Pakistan as foreign-qualified doctors, engineers or professionals and serve
their own people "who needed them the most.
"I would serve my country
despite opportunity of permanent settlement in a foreign country, said Kunan
Kumar from Mithi, who got second position in the pre-engineering
The views of these students show a dangerous trend of sagging
confidence of the people in our education and indicate the plight of the nation
in case of brain drain in the future.
When we brought to the notice
of the MBISE chief the views of these students, he stressed the need for student
"There is a dire need for student counselling at the school
and the college levels so that
students be informed about their future
course of studies," he said. The news
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