HSC Part-II Home Economics results announced
Karachi, July 12, 2008: The students of the Ra'ana
Liaquat Ali Khan Government College of Home Economics bagged the top three
positions in the Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi (BIEK) Home Economics
group annual examination for 2008.
The results were announced by the
Controller of Examination, BIEK Professor Agha Akber Mirza Friday. The first
position was obtained by Bareera Afzal, daughter of Syed Muhammad Afzal Naqvi,
while the second position was taken by Rabia Sarfaraz, daughter of Sheikh
Sarfaraz Amin. Marium Sheikh, daughter of Salahuddin, came third. All three
students are from the same college.
The three position holders, in a
joint interview, demanded that there should be a single education board in the
country. There should be no 'O' or 'A' levels or Aga Khan Board, as these boards
are beyond the approach of the less-fortunate in the country. The prevailing
government educational system should be reformed, they opined. The three girls
also demanded that the government shut down coaching centers as they are a waste
of time and money. No body can gain much from these coaching centers, they
They supported the restoration of students unions but these unions
should keep away from political and religious parties. The students' union must
be for the welfare of students only, they noted.
They expressed their
dissatisfaction and annoyance with incessant load shedding, which is a great
hindrance in their preparation process, and said that they will continue their
education in same subject they have done so well in.
A total of 450
students registered for the examination, while an actual 444 of them appeared in
it, out of which 255 passed- 57.43 percent.
The BIEK Chairman, Anwar
Ahmedzai, at the result announcing ceremony, said that the results were this
time announced 16 days earlier compared to last year. The BIEK is the first
board in Sindh to have started announcing intermediate results. "The result of
all groups will be announced before August 31, 2008. The process is a lot faster
this year because the examinations have been computerized," explained
Ahmedzai. Daily Times
"this is a very good result.i am a science student of fedral board and want to have home economics in 1 year n on 14 july,my result is coming so please please prey for me that i will having A grade and i just pass the exams.please dont forget."
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"Result of inter commerce part-II when will come. Kindly inform me. Thanks Sajjad Soomro ."
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Massive decline in BSc enrolment
Karachi: The recently issuance of results of the Bachelors of Science
(BSc-Pass) Part-II / Both Parts Annual Examinations 2007 has exposed the
inappropriate policies of the Sindh Education Department, as only 4334
candidates out of more than 150 million population of the metropolis got
registered themselves into the exams.
These statistics reveals that there
is a massive decline in enrolments for BSc examinations than Bachelors of
Commerce at the Karachi University (KU), as enrolments of BCom are increasing
day by day.
Educationists are of the view that the lack of proper planning,
shortage of qualified science teachers and absence of new science subjects at
colleges in the city are the main factors causing decline in the BSc enrolments.
According to Prof Arif Rizvi, a prominent educationist, said that the only
traditional subjects, including biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics etc.
are being taught in colleges at the BSc level; students wanted to study more and
new subjects that have already been taught at the KU.
Talking to The
Nation on the issue, KU Controller Examinations Prof Maqsood Hussain confirmed
that there was massive turn down in the registration of BSc, and said that there
was dire need to consider such a serious issue by the authorities concerned. He
cleared that the university was not responsible for such decline; however, the
importance of the science discipline for acquiring degrees could not be
He said, "According to statistics, a total of 17621 candidates
enrolled in BCom Part-I Annual Examinations for Regular, 7682 external
candidates registered in BCom Part-I Annual Examinations for
Conversely, a total of 8766 candidates enrolled in BCom Part-II /
Both Parts (External) Annual Examinations 2007, while 25474 candidates got
registered themselves into BCom Part-II / Both Parts (Regular / External) Annual
Examinations. These statistics shows that there is remarkable tendency among the
candidates towards Bachelors of Commerce."
It is worth mentioning that more
than 90 colleges are affiliated to Karachi University, and therefore University
of Karachi is an affiliating, examining and teaching body, and hence caters to
the teaching requirement of 15 million population of the city. University also
arranges examination, result and degrees of about 150000 students other than
studying at the campus.
Director General Sindh Colleges Dr Rafique Siddiqui
was of the view that the new disciplines, including computer, fashion designing,
commerce, finance etc. are the major factors mesmerising the students towards
themselves than BSc degree. He said, "We are planning to introduce new subjects
at colleges to cater the educational needs of students.
By Syed Jafar Askari (The Nation)
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