SSC-II exams Petaro college sweeps top positions
Hyderabad, July 30: Students of the Cadet College Petaro have clinched three top and 11 of the 12 top positions in the annual examination for the Secondary School Certificate part-II of science group, according to the result announced by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Hyderabad, on Friday.
The board also announced the result of the general group of SSC part-II examination.
Among boys, Hasnain Ali, Mohammad Shahzad Bajwa and Arsalan Ahmed secured the first three positions in the science group. They secured 792, 785 and 783 marks.
Among girls, Ayesha Aslam Memon, Aqsa and Maha Mustafa clinched the first three positions by securing 776, 775 and 774 marks.
A total of 49,940 students, including 18,716 girls, appeared in the examination in science group. Of them 43,882 (16,563 girls) were declared successful. Results of 325 students were withheld for different reasons.
The percentage of successful candidates remained 87.86.
Among boys, Rashid Ali and Naeem Hussain of the Government Boys High School, Tando Mohammad Khan secured the first and second positions by obtaining 671 and 665 marks.
Mohammad Urs of the Government High School, Haji Khan (Dadu) stood third with 658 marks.
Among girls, Asma Bano of Sachal Boys and Girls High School, Tando Allahyar, secured the first position by securing 676 marks and Sharifan of the Government Girls High School, Matli, and Khola of the Government Girls High School, Tando Bago, secured the second and third positions by obtaining 662 and 660 marks.
A total of 2,180 students (808 girls) appeared in the examination. Of them, 1,876 (658 girls) were declared successful. The result of 37 students was withheld.
The pass percentage in the general group was 85.23.
The University of Sindh announced on Friday results of the annual examination 2010 (college-side) BSc Part-II.
According to a handout, of the 5,117 candidates who appeared in the examination, 361 secured first class, 3,106 second and 221 third. DawnYour Comments
15 injured as rival student groups clash in NED
Karachi: Over a dozen of students belonging to two student organisations received injuries during a clash at the Nadirshaw Edulji Dinshaw (NED) University on Friday.
The clash between the student faction of a political party and the student wing of a religious party took place near the central cafeteria of the university at around 12 noon.
At least five students affiliated with the student wing of the religious party and around 10 belonging to its rival party were injured during the clash.
According to eyewitnesses, iron-rods and wooden sticks were used in the clash, during which some university property was also damaged.
There had been some unresolved issues between the two groups, said one of the students. They had fought each other last week as well on the cricket ground of the university, he said.
The injured students were taken to a nearby private hospital. They were later discharged after first-aid. No case had been registered till the filling of this report. On Friday afternoon, members of the student wing of the religious party staged a demonstration at the Karachi Press Club. They alleged that the administration of the university had been supporting their rivals whom they accused of having attacked them.
Expressing their concerns over the role of the administration of the university, they said that the officials should have taken notice of the matter and issued show-cause notices to the accused.
The student wing of the religious party had organised a cricket tournament at the NED ground last week, and during a match, the accused attacked their activists, students belonging to the party said.
"A complaint was lodged in this regard at the offices of the university, but no action was taken against the people involved in the incident," they further said.
Meanwhile, this correspondent attempted to contact the student leaders of the other group for their version, but the contact could not be established.
College principals' meeting on Aug 6
Karachi: The controller of examinations, University of Karachi (KU), on Friday said that a meeting of the principals of all affiliated degree colleges (BA, BSc and BCom) and the colleges' representatives in the Academic Council would be held on August 6.
The participants would discuss the affairs of the graduate level annual examinations-2011 during the meeting, which would take place at the KU Auditorium at 11am, he added.
Meanwhile, the Registrar of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology (FUUAST), on Friday announced that there will be a semester break at its Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Abdul Haq Campuses from August 1 to September 3. During Ramazan, the office timings at FUUAST will be from 8.00am to 1.00pm.
PU admission forms schedule
Lahore: Punjab University (PU) Examinations Department has issued the schedule for submission of admission forms for BS Applied Geology, first & second professional annual exam 2011. Last date for submission of admission forms with single fee is 02-08-2011 while the forms can be submitted with double fee till 04-08-2011. The BS Applied Geology, first professional exam, will commence from August 8, 2011 while the second professional exam will commence from August 9, 2011.
PU Ramazan timings
Lahore: Punjab University (PU) has issued a notification for office timings during the month of Ramzan-ul-Mubarik. PU will remain open from 8:00am to 2:00pm (Monday to Thursday) while 8:00am to 1:00pm on Friday. The Health Centre, staff of essential services of Resident Office-I, Resident Office-II, Engineering Branch and Executive Club will observe the office timings from 8:00am to 1:00pm (Monday to Thursday) while 8:00am to 12:00 noon on Friday during the holy month. The news
Exam centre inspected
Shakargarh: Professor Mirza along with Punjab University's Abdul Majeed inspected the examination centre of MA annual part 2 being held at Govt Degree College Shakargarh.
They appreciated arrangements as well as discipline in the college. The MA examination centre was established at first time in the college due to efforts of the principal as local students were facing difficulties as they had to appear at different cities for this purpose. The nation
UET men remanded
Lahore: A judicial magistrate on Friday remanded three accused involved in leaking entrance test paper of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), to Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) for one day.
The ACE personnel produced Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Anees and Shujauddin before the court and requested 13-day remand.
UET security officer lodged a case with Gujjarpura police under Section 409 (criminal breach of trust by a public servant) and Section 109 (abetment) of the Pakistan Penal Code against the officials.
tests rescheduled: University of Engineering and Technology's Institute of Business and Management has rescheduled entrance tests for admission to BBA/MBA/EMBA scheduled for August 6. The new test date has been posted on institute's website.
The Punjab higher education department has sought explanation from the Lahore Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education chairman for announcing July 21 as the date for declaration of matriculation annual examination for 2011 results.
Also, the higher education department has asked all eight boards' chairmen to prepare for the declaration of results on August 2. Dawn
Old Ravians welcome new VC
Lahore: Old Ravians, on Friday, welcomed the appointment of noted physicist Prof Dr Khaleequr Rahman as the Government College University's (GCU) new vice chancellor (VC).
GCU Endowment Trust Executive Committee President and Associated Group Chairman Iqbal Z Ahmed, Old Ravians Union President and noted scientist Dr Samar Mubarikmand, bureaucrat Kamarn Lashari, Gymkhana Club President Mian Misbaur Rehman, ORU Secretary Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt, Dr Parvez Hassan, Shahzada Alam Mannoo, Moeen Afzal, Najam Aziz Sethi, Shamim Ahmad and ORU Executive Committee members Talat Altaf Khan, Ghulam Murtaza Paracha, Ahmed Hussain, Taha Sadaqat, Saeed Ahmed Buksh, Kazi Afaq Hussain, Zoriaz Lashari, Shamimur Rehman and Dr Salman Haider congratulated Prof Dr Khaleequr Rahman. Daily times
UoE VC okays admission schedulebr> Lahore: Newly appointed Vice Chancellor of University of Education Dr Faiz-ul-Hasan approved the admission schedule and policies for the new academic session on Friday.
The VC while discussing importance of educational progress in competitive environment insisted that all resources must be utilised to provide quality education to the students.
University of Education's Registrar, Controller Examination, Treasurer, Principals and Directors of different campuses and divisions were also present and briefed the VC regarding educational programmes in process in different campuses and divisions. Earlier, varsity's staff greeted the VC on his appointment and assured him of its support.
Lahore: The Punjab Board of Technical Education (PBTE) has entered into an agreement with the Institute of Quality Systems and Standards (IQSAS) for installation of the ISO-9000:2008 system at the board in order to make the institution dynamic, vibrant and compatible with the international standard requirements. The news