BSEK postpones announcement of Matric exam result
Karachi, July 15: The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) put off the announcement of the result of the Matric General Group Annual Examination 2011 for regular and private candidates. The result scheduled to be notified on July 15 (today), an official of the BSEK said on Thursday. The fresh date for declaring the result would be announced later on, the official added. app
New date for SBTE paper
Karachi: Sindh Board of Technical Education controller of examinations Syed Azhar Ali Shah has announced that the Financial Accounting Paper-I of Diploma in Commerce (Part-I) annual examination-2011 scheduled for Thursday will now be held on July 27 at the same time and venue. However, the remaining schedule of the examinations will remain the same, he added. Dawn
FUUAST general body condemns killing of teacher
Karachi: The general body of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) held a meeting on Abdul Haq Campus on Wednesday in which it condemned the killing of Professor Saba Dashtiari and an attack on the president of the Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association, Professor Athar Hussain.
The members discussed three-point agenda, which was approved by the teaching body. They demanded of the authorities to make necessary changes in the constitution of the teaching body.
They also demanded that associate professors should be promoted to grade-20 with immediate effect. They condemned the posting of retired faculty teachers to administrative posts and said this was against the directions of the Higher Education Commission.
The general body also expressed grief over the death of Professor Bhatti, who lost his life during violence at the college. The news
KU declares BA, BSc annual examination results
Karachi: The controller of examinations, University of Karachi (KU), on Tuesday announced the results of BSc Part-I and BA Part-II (External) examinations.
According to a gazette, 2,210 candidates were registered while 2,068 appeared in the BSc Part-I examinations. Out of whom, 672 candidates passed, while 1,396 failed. The overall passing percentage is 32.5 percent.
The results of 35 candidates had been withheld by the examinations department, he said.
Meanwhile, the controller of examinations also announced the result of BA Part II Annual Examination 2010.
According to the gazette, Ahmed Nadeem Farooqui having seat number 210047 clinched the first position with 763 marks.
Tanvir Hussain bearing seat number 210480 secured second position by obtaining 752 marks, while Muhammad Yaqoob having seat number 210212 bagged third position with 751 marks, the gazette shows.
The gazette further shows that 10,086 candidates were registered for the examinations, while 9,612 appeared.
Moreover, 546 candidates passed the exam in first division, 2,376 students with second and 78 candidates got third division. At least 6,602 candidates could not pass the examination and the overall pass percentage was 31.32 per cent, the controller of examinations said. The news
KU MA papers
Karachi: Hundreds of candidates that turned up to take the MA (external) examinations currently being held at Karachi University returned home disappointed on Thursday when they learnt that the papers had been postponed. Dawn
KU Roundtable Discussion Video Conferencing
Karachi: The KU announced that it would participate in the roundtable discussion on the new growth strategy through video conferencing network.
The event is schedule to be held on July 13 and 14 and is being jointly organised by the United Nation Development Programme, planning commission and the Higher Education Commission, the KU spokesperson said.
The video conference would be held at Umaer Basha Institute of Information Technology, KU, he added. The news
Registration for KU convocation
Karachi: The University of Karachi has extended the date of registration for its annual convocation to be held later this year.
A senior KU official said on Wednesday that the registration forms could be submitted up to July 23.
The forms are available at the convocation camp office located near the Silver Jubilee Gate of the university, according to the official. app
MBBS supple exams
Karachi: The MBBS second professional supplementary examination will commence from July 19. This was announced by the spokesman of the University of Karachi on Wednesday. The papers would be conducted up to July 23 from 2pm to 5pm at the Department of Geography, it was further stated.
Bank opened at SSUET
Karachi: Chancellor Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) ZA Nizami on Tuesday inaugurated a branch of Burj Bank on the university campus.
He said that the bank had the experience as well as insight into the financial services to facilitate the clients.
Nizami said that re-branding of the bank was a true trust of the organisational strategy and focus, and hopefully the Burj Bank would bring out exceptional results offering significant facilities to the clients.
BBSU gets its first registrar
Karachi: Dr Mehboob Ali Shaikh was appointed as the first registrar of the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari, for a three years on Wednesday. Dr Shaikh holds a PhD in Biology with 42 years' experience in teaching. He is a former additional secretary of the education department, chairman of the Board of Secondary and Intermediate Sukkur, Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen and Bureau of Curriculum, Jamshoro. Dr Shaikh has also worked as the principal of the Pakistan Embassy School, Jeddah, for two years. The news
Dr Aftab Kazi appointed by SU
Hyderabad: The Higher Education Commission has appointed Dr Aftab Kazi (PhD in Political Science and International Relations from the Pittsburgh University, US) as a professor in the International Relations Department of the University of Sindh.
An announcement made by the university said that Dr Kazi plans to produce PhDs in international studies.
The International Relations Department plans to introduce specialization in Central Asia and Central Eurasian Studies at graduation level.
Prof Kazi also plans to set up a Centre of Excellence in Central Asia Caucasus and offer MPhil and PhD in post-Soviet era studies.
Dr Kazi will teach the Central Asia and Central Eurasian studies at graduate level.
He has also proposes to set up a forum on international affairs to organise lectures, national and international seminars and conferences on Central Asian studies in cooperation with other departments of the University. Dawn