Inter exams in Punjab, students without roll no slips
Many inter students could not appear in the ongoing intermediate examinations
Lahore, June 02, 2008: A large number of students, especially from the private colleges, could not
appear in the ongoing intermediate examinations after they were refused roll
number slips by the administration of their respective institutes.
reasons explained for the blatant refusal by most of the colleges are poor
performances of students in send-up examinations or inability to appear in the
same tests taken before the annual exams.
Non-payment of dues is also a
factor in non-issuance of roll number slips.
A number of students and
their parents were seen visiting the Punjab Higher Education Department last
week requesting the department high ups to help them in getting roll number
slips from their respective private colleges. However they got nothing except
disappointment as the department officials also expressed their powerlessness in
The private colleges claim to have informed the students at
the time of admission that all those students who performed badly in the
send-ups would not be allowed to sit in annual exams conducted by examination
board. The move is certainly aimed at avoiding embarrassment at the time of
"The result of the weak students affects the overall result of
an institute", commented administrator of a private college adding "That's why
such students are not allowed to sit in annual exams as college
On the other hand, students claim that admissions for annual
exams are sent before send-ups adding in such case students do not take in-house
exams seriously and ultimately can not do well.
"Most of them prefer to
stay home and do not even go to college afterwards", said one of the "affected"
adding "They go to college only to collect their roll number slips".
said if the colleges were so concerned about result figures admissions for
annual exams should be sent on the basis of students' performance in send-ups so
that other students do not attach any hope and make alternative arrangements.
Explaining "alternative arrangements", he said "Those students who could
not appear as regular candidates from a particular college could even appear as
private candidates in annual exams". "This is not going to put their academic
year at stake", he said while suggesting "The candidature of a student should be
decided before the admissions for annual exams are sent".
circles are also very critical of the existing controversy and urge the
authorities concerned to address the issue on priority basis.
that candidacy of students should be announced on the basis of send-ups so that
those who could not send their admissions for annual exams as regular
candidates, could exercise their right of appearing as a private candidates.
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Committee to probe leakage of Chemistry paper
Rawalpindi: Punjab government has ordered immediate investigation of the leakage of the question
papers of Chemistry of Intermediate part-II examination of Rawalpindi Board of
Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE). The government has formed
three-member committee to find out the responsible behind this incident and to
punish them. The senior officials of Punjab Education Department, and the
members of the committee have assured that the names of the students who
provided information regarding the leakage of the papers will not be disclosed.
The committee will present its report to the government within three days.
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