Students complain of irregularities in examination
PESHAWAR, July 11: A large number of students have complained of
irregularities in the practical examination for health technicians being
conducted by the NWFP Medical Faculty in the province.
informed us the same day about the practical examination for which we were not
prepared," said the candidates who appeared in the examination for 13 different
diploma courses at the Government High School No 3, Peshawar.
complained that there were no proper seating arrangements and candidates were
free to take seats of their choices.
Over 5,000 candidates are appearing
in examinations being held in Abbottabad, Mingora, Chakdara, Dir, Bannu, Mardan
The NWFP Medical Faculty with only eight staffers is
conducting the examination. Most of them hove nothing to do with the medical
profession. In some cases, chemists and office-bearers of paramedical
associations were seen invigilating the exam.
Candidates were seen openly
using mobile phones for cheating. They sent and received messages and some of
them were even allowed to have conversation on mobile phones.
candidates complained that they had been taught intermediate English at the
institute while the paper delivered to them was of general nature.
sorts of irregularities are rampant in the exams. Only last year, some of the
candidates had been declared successful despite the fact that they had not taken
the exam. Candidates are issued one roll number which they use for all four
semesters of the two-year diploma course.
The candidates said that the
examiners asked the same question from several students in the oral
The number of private paramedical institutes is growing in
the province. Only four institutes of the total 30 being supervised by the
faculty are owned by the government. The pass percentage of private candidates
is far better than public institutes.
NWFP Medical Faculty secretary
Zarif Mani said that examiners were qualified and had relevant experience.
He said the number of private students was far higher than the public sector
institutes owing to which their pass percentage was better. Dawn
"salam sir when announced the para medical staff result thanks ur obedient sher Al R.NO 77044 dental technology."
Name: sher Ali
City, Country: swabi, Pakistan
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