AKU-EB HSSC Part I & II exam results 2009
AKU-EB announces HSSC results
Karachi, July 21: The results of the 2009 annual examination for the Higher
Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) Part I and II examinations were announced on
Monday by the Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB).
Sheraz Ahmed of Tameer-e-Millat School, Mianwali, clinched first position with
87.64 per cent, Zohaib Ahmed of St. Bonaventure's High School, Hyderabad, got
second position with 85.45 per cent, and Danyal Adil Khan of Tameer-e-Millat
School, Mianwali, bagged third position with 84.18 per cent.
Of all the
candidates, 26.8 per cent of the candidates earned Grade A-I and Grade A, and
the overall pass rate was 72.3 per cent.
AKU-EB is a Federal Board of
Intermediate and Secondary Education established by AKU in response to demand
from schools for more appropriate school examinations, AKUEB spokesperson
The Board provides schools with a unique service, a yearly Feedback
Report based on candidates' performance subject by subject, question by question
and school by school, which gives principals and teachers statistical data on
areas where students require more support, he added.
The Board is also
working with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan to facilitate workshops
on assessment and testing for universities in the public sector. The workshops
provide space for dialogue with stakeholders, like faculty, to discuss the type
of knowledge they value at their university, and how these values can be
translated to further refine the higher secondary school qualifications, he
Candidates and affiliated schools can view their HSSC results on
the AKU-EB website at www.aku.edu/akueb .
"This time v r not expecting to get good marks in akueb.The papers were too difficult.The date sheet was so bad,espacially 4 grade 2nd year.They didnt have got time to cover their book even once.so plz be kind next year,try to understand students concepts ,the paper should not b of master level."
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Karachi Medical colleges admission policy
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah set up a committee
comprising three vice-chancellors to review the admission policy of medical
universities and colleges in Sindh at a meeting held on Monday at the CM
The committee includes vice-chancellors of Dow University Karachi,
Liaquat University of Health & Medical Sciences Jamshoro and Shaheed Benazir
Bhutto University Larkana. The committee will discuss admission policy,
promotion of teaching staff and regularisation of various issues faced in this
regard, and will furnish its findings and suggestions within three days to the
It was also decided in the meeting to deliberate the suggestions of
the report as soon as it is submitted so that all universities and medical
colleges may publish necessary prospectus for admission process. With regard to
regularisation and up-gradation of various institutions, Secretary Health and
Secretary Law Sindh will hold a meeting and finalise their
Shah said that there were complaints from some quarters,
particularly from rural areas, that meritorious students were deprived of
obtaining educational opportunities. He urged the committee to review the
existing admission policy in light of new social developments, such as the
creation of new districts as well as the establishment of new universities and
medical colleges. Shah added that the new policy should not only reflect the
aspirations of the people, but also stay in line with the injunctions of the
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Change in curriculum for medical education urged
Peshawar: Speakers at a two-day workshop stressed the need for concerted efforts
to bring about changes in the curriculum and mode of instruction for medical
education at undergraduate level.
The workshop on 'Need and Path to
Change Undergraduate Medical Curriculum and Mode of Instructions to
Problem-Based Learning', which concluded here Monday was organised by Khyber
Medical University (KMU), Peshawar.
KMU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr
Hafizullah was the chief guest on the occasion. The workshop was aimed at
discussing and sensitising the participants on adaptation of problem-based
learning system at undergraduate level at public sector medical and dental
colleges of the province.
Four representatives, each from all the public
sector medical and dental colleges and a private college of the province,
participated in the workshop.
The VC lauded the active participatory
role of the senior faculty members of medical and dental institutions of the
province and hoped that they would continue their support and cooperation in
adaptation of the new learning system.
The VC assured the participants
that the KMU would like to continue its support
and facilitation in
terms of training, infrastructure and human resource develop-
fulfill the requirements of the affiliated medical and dental colleges of the
province. Change in curriculum and evaluation system would be adopted through
mutual discussion and consultation, he added.
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Filmmaking workshop begins at SZABIST
Karachi: The Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and
Technology (SZABIST) recently organised a 16mm film workshop in collaboration
with an internationally acclaimed film manufacturing company. A total of 20
students from the media sciences stream combined their talents to shoot short
films of one to two minutes each without sound on super 16mm (colour)
The two-day workshop kicked off with a two-hour session on ARRI
SR 3 cameras and accessories. Renowned cinematographer Saleem Dad gave a
multimedia presentation on cameras, lenses, film stocks and light meter
readings. After the presentation, students started their two-day shooting
workshop in which all of them ended up making short films of their
Film processing and telecine (film to digital transfer) were
sponsored by a local film development company, making it a viable option for
film students in Karachi. The cost of telecine is always heavy and by funding
student projects like these, private film manufacturing companies in Karachi are
taking keen interest in facilitating film students which can in turn, prove
beneficial for the film industry in the near future.
Training on film
format also helps in economising narrative elements of a film. Being the most
expensive medium, students like to devote more time in prep work as opposed to
its counterpart 'Digital' where no such consideration and heed is paid and
ultimately students fail to grasp the effectiveness of storytelling skills which
is an essential part of any film, students were told at the workshop. The News
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