PU announces results
Lahore, Feb 01: The Punjab University (PU) has announced the result of LLB Part-III Annual Examination, 2010. Detailed result is available at the university website www.pu.edu.pk. According to a press statement, PU Examinations Department has also notified that the MCom, Part-I, Second Annual Examination, 2010, will commence from February 24, 2011.
Report on UoE crisis submitted
Lahore: The two-member committee constituted to probe the ongoing crisis at the University of Education (UoE) submitted its report to the Punjab Higher Education Department on Monday. It was learnt that the report would be tabled in the varsity's Syndicate meeting to be held on February 2 (Wednesday) for a final decision. The committee had visited the UoE and recorded statements of the varsity's teachers, students, employees as well as of the two faculty members whose services were terminated. It is worth mentioning that the UoE students have been protesting ever since the varsity's acting VC Prof Farhat Saleem terminated the services of the two faculty members.
Music festival trophy goes to GCU
Lahore: The Government College University's Nazir Ahmed Music Society (NAMS) has lifted the team trophy at the 10th All Pakistan Music Festival, held at the Chand Bagh School, beating the singers from the 72 prime educational intuitions of Pakistan.
According to a press statement, the GCU won the trophy for the sixth year. GCU student Imran Fida was declared the best singer of the festival while Punjab University student Shoaib Abbas and Lahore Grammar School singer Ahmed Awais secured the second and third positions in the singing category respectively.
GCU student Mohsin Abbas was declared the best instrumentalist of the festival while Punjab University student Shahbaz and Government College Civil Lines student Ahmed Raza bagged the second and third positions respectively in this category.
Education quality test
Lahore: The Quality Assurance Test of 187 schools, which are partner with the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF), was held on Monday in 24 districts.
A PEF spokesman said this test was held in schools where PEF has provided its Subject Specialists under Teaching in Clusters by Subject Specialists (TICSS) programme to help improve the standard of teaching of Science subjects.
These schools are working in less developed areas. TICSS has opened access to quality education for children of these areas. The exam was supervised by National Testing Service while the results will be announced by the Agha Khan University Board (AKU-B).
QAT is held to examine the academic evaluation of teaching of Subject Specialists and the level of learning of students, concluded the spokesman.
CPSP elects 20-member council
Lahore: The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has elected its 20-member council for 2011-2014 term in countrywide elections held on January 29, 2011.
A press release here on Monday said as many as 4,300 fellows voted. Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry's panel defeated Prof Sultan Farooqi's panel by overwhelming majority in the polls by winning 19 out of 20 seats. The newly-elected members have formed CPSP council for third term in a row. Later, the elected council unanimously elected Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry as President, Prof Khalid Masood Gondal and Prof Tariq Mahmood Khan as Vice Presidents and Prof Shereen Zulfiqar Bhutta as Treasurer of the College.
Other members of the council include Prof Rakhshanda Rehman, Prof Amer Aziz, Prof Muhammad Amjad, Prof Rashid Latif Khan, Prof Ghulam Mujtaba, Prof Muhammad Asghar Butt, Prof Muhammad Shoaib Shafi, Prof Rizwana Chaudhry, Maj-Gen Prof Salman Ali from Punjab, Prof Naimatullah Kundi and Prof Mumtaz Ali Marwat from Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa, Prof Naqib Ullah Achakzai from Quetta, Prof Syed Tipu Sultan, Prof Rizwan Azmi, Prof Abdul Sattar Memon and Prof Sikandar Ali Mughal from Sindh.
There, Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry said that the College would be made a role model for training, monitoring and medical education at international level during the next four years. Relations with Britain, Canada, Kuwait and other developed countries will be further strengthened. New centres will be established in Kuwait and Dubai like in Saudi Arabia and job opportunities will be provided for fellows. Steps will be taken for career structure and prestige of fellows at country level. The standard of training will be raised up to international level through residency programme. The news