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KU examinees not to sit in makeshift tents any more
Karachi, June 15: About 18,000 students appearing in the MA (Previous) and MA (Final) Examinations-2008, which begin on June 15 (today) will get a pleasant surprise when they reach the University of Karachi (KU). They will be more comfortable as they have been accommodated in classrooms with fans and new furniture and not in the tents as was customary till the previous year.

Controller of Examinations Dr Nasiruddin Khan, a Professor in the Department of Mathematics has revitalised the sitting arrangements in the examination with the motto that "students are very precious for the society and they should be given due recognition".

Dr Khan expressed his determination that will see a congenial environment for the students when they come to take their examinations. "We have arranged cold drinking water for the examinees along the route from all the university gates to the different departments. A KU shuttle will be there to ferry the students back and forth and the KU Examination Department staff will be there to guide the students", he proudly informs.

To facilitate the examinees, Dr Khan had asked for and got all the classrooms in the newly-built building in the Faculty of Arts. New fans and furniture were also bought in the endeavour to end the practice of examinees sitting in the make-shift tents in the scorching heat without fans and drinking water. Even the KU doctors and engineers and other essential staff will be on the duty to meet any eventualities.

"We have initiated the construction of the 'Examination and Multifunctional Complex' near Maskan Gate.

It will be a huge complex that will serve as an examination centre and as marriage halls when there are no examinations. This will enable the external students to enter the KU and enter the complex without having to roam the campus looking for departments. It will have all the facilities including 15 washrooms", he said.

At the same time, Dr Khan intends to deal strictly with cheaters and those found impersonating others. "I had asked for more powers from the Vice-Chancellor and he has agreed to my request. Now we will take action against such persons. I do not agree with the practice of fining Rs5,000 and letting the offenders go. We will file an FIR against them. We will not allow such people to drag the university's name in the mud", he says firmly.

There are 4,721 male and 6,785 female students for MA Previous while 7,696 male and 10,250 female students are appearing in the MA Final examinations. The university has established 15 centres for the male and 14 for the female students.

KU rescheduled exam dates
Karachi: Controller of Examinations, University of Karachi (KU) has announced that Biochemistry II of MBBS first Professional (Part-B) examination that was scheduled for June 13 and cancelled due to the general strike has been rescheduled for June 29. The KU has announced that the aptitude test for admission to MBA (Banking and Finance) in the Evening Programme, which was scheduled to be held at the Institute of Bankers Pakistan for June 13 will now be held at the Arts Faculty on June 14 today) at 4:00pm.

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1,270 appear in MBA Evening aptitude test
Karachi: The aptitude test for MBA (Banking and Finance) Evening Programme held here at the Faculty of Arts, University of Karachi (KU) on Sunday followed by the issuance of 4,000 admission forms to the selected students.

According to a press statement issued here on Sunday, out of the 1,300 registered students, 1,270 appeared in the test that was organised by the Institute of Bankers, Pakistan (IBP).

Dean Management of Science, Prof. Dr Abuzar Wajidi, Director Admission, Prof. Dr Saleem Shehzad, Senior Deputy Director, IBP, Nazeer Ahmed Sheikh and Chairman, Business School, Prof. Dr Abdur Rahman Zaki monitored the test, adds the statement.

MA External exams begin today: The MA (External) examination will begin Monday (today). The controller of examination, University of Karachi (KU) has notified this in a statement issued here on Sunday.

Around 18,000 students are appearing in the exams (1st and 2nd year), including 7720 male and 10280 female students. The exams will continue up until June 25.

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FUUAST announces date of semester exams
Karachi: The registrar office of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUAAST), in a press statement issued here on Sunday, has notified the new schedule of semester examinations. According to the statement, the exams will be held from July 20 to 28 while there will be a semester break from June 15 to July 15. The new semester will begin from August 1, adds the statement. The News

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