65.71pc candidates pass Matric exam
Lahore, July 26: The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore on Wednesday announced the result of Secondary School Certificate (Matriculation) Annual Examinations 2012 according to which overall pass percentage was 65.71.
A medal awarding ceremony for the high achievers was also held at Alhamra where the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz was the chief guest while BISE Lahore chairman Muhammad Nasrullah Virk, Controller of Examination Anwar Farooq, Secretary Dr Abdul Razaq Shahid and other senior officials were also present.
As many as 135674 candidates, out of 206469, passed the exams with 65.71 percent pass ratio. The pass percentage of Science Group was 82.38 per cent as 81305 out 98700 passed the exam, whereas percentage of Humanities Group was 50.45 percent as 54369 out of 107769 students passed the exam.
Meanwhile talking to reporters, the high achievers vowed to serve the country after completing their studies.
The overall top position holder Sarmad Waqar of the Beaconhouse School System said he wanted to compete in CSS examination and serve the nation by changing the trends in country.
He was of the view that he would serve his own country, rather than going to foreign countries.
Nashka Zulfiqar of Fauji Foundation Model High School for Girls Sangla Hill, who shared the 1st position with Sarmad, said test systems in schools should be improved in order for students to be appropriately prepared.
She also called for stricter measures to counter cheating, especially in the objective exams. According to her many of the politicians were not sincere with the country.
The second position holder Arslan Tariq of Government Central Model School Lahore said he had worked hard for this position and studied until late night and load shedding did not deter his efforts.
Sadaf Sarfraz of Crescent Model Higher Secondary School for Girls Shadman who secured third position said that she aimed wanted to be a doctor. Reading books and watching television were her hobbies, she added.Your Comments
LCWU sets up college
Lahore: Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) introduced four new courses and departments, as new session of admission would commence on 30th of July 2012 with the admissions of intermediate F.A/ F.Sc. The university has set up an intermediate college to supervise the academic issues.
Yasmin Ali has been appointed as the first Principal of Intermediate College Lahore College for Women University. Admissions for undergraduate and postgraduate classes will start next month. Vice Chancellor Dr. Sabiha Mansoor told the media that syndicate had approved to start the department of Architecture, Administrative Sciences, Textile and Interior Design and Department of Chinese from this year.
She added that admission in F.A/ F.Sc would be conducted in six different disciplines i.e. F.Sc (Pre-Medical), F.Sc (Pre-Engineering), I.C.S (Physics & Economics group) I.Com and General Science. The admissions will be offered on open merit however the candidates, willing to take Fine Arts and English Literature, will have to take the entrance test. The seats have been reserved for sports, disabled, Hafiza, FATA, foreign students and other provinces.
Sir Syed University starts preparations for admissions 2013
Karachi: On the directives of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) Chancellor, ZA Nizami, the varsity has started preparations for the admissions process for the academic year 2013.
The SSUET would offer admissions in various engineering disciplines which include Computer, Electronics, Civil, Bio-Medical and Telecommunication Engineering, and Computer Science, a spokesman of the private university said on Wednesday.
According to a pre-admission notice for BS 2013 programme, aptitude tests will be held on November 18, 2012 for admissions to the four-year programme. Students securing a minimum of 60 per cent marks would be eligible for admission in all programmes except Bio-Medical Engineering, given they have passed a combination of physics, chemistry and mathematics in Matric. The students interested in bio-medical course should have passed a combination of physics, chemistry and biology, he further said.
SSUET Registrar Shah Mahmood H Syed said the admissions would be strictly on merit, adding that weightage would be also be given for the marks obtained in the Secondary School Certificate Examination, Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination, aptitude test and interview.
The aptitude test would comprise questions from English, General Knowledge, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Computer Science/Biology. The SSUET had prepared model test papers of the last five years for the help of the interested candidates, he added.
According to him, the university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and International Association of Universities, UNESCO, Paris. It has affiliation with leading UK and US universities, offering the facility of credit transfer.
The university provided scholarships and financial assistance of more than Rs50 million for deserving and needy students, he mentioned.
BIEK declares five mark sheets fake
Karachi: The Board of Intermediate, Karachi has termed the mark sheets of five students fake.
It was notified by the board that when mark sheets of these students were sent to the Board of Secondary Education Karachi for verification, they were declared fake. The students had sought enrollment in their first year for intermediate in various government colleges. The roll numbers include 514260, 532510, 560693, 300515 and 445967.
Technical board result
Karachi: The Sindh Board of Technical Education announced the results of Technical School Certificate Part-II (Class-X) Annual Examination-2012.
According to statistics, 1,075 candidates appeared in the examination and the pass percentage remained at 64.14. Asra Khan of Al-Habib Technical School, Orangi Town, secured first position by obtaining 1,015 marks out of the total of 1,150. Second position went to Muhammad Saad of Government Boys Secondary School, Orangi Town No. 10, who secured 999 marks. Syed Muhammad Saad Kamal of the same institution bagged third position by obtaining 997 marks. The news