Admit cards for MA exams on 29th
Karachi, June 25: Controller of Examinations, University of Karachi, on Thursday announced that if the candidates of MA (External) annual examinations 2009 did not receive their admit cards by 28, they should collect their cards from the university on 29 and 30.
The students were advised to collect the admit cards from Room No1 Silver Jubilee Gate between 09am and 1pm. The MA exam would commence from July 01.
The candidates are required to bring the original receipt of the examination form, two passport size photographs, original registration card and computerized national identity card, he added.
College professors still waiting for promotion notification
Karachi: Inordinate delay in issuing notification regarding promotion from grade 19 to grade 20 has caused serious desperation among deserving educationist, among whom two female teachers passed away while 15 others already retired. This
was said by President of
the Government College Principals Association, Professor Saeed Uz Zafar on Thursday.
"The PS Board No1 approved these promotions on March 10, 2010. However, no notification has been released to date in this regard. Professor Shehnaz Iftikhar of Sir Syed College for Women, Karachi and Professor Noreen Leghari of Zubaida Girls College, Hyderabad passed away without getting their promotion notifications," he added.
Professor Saeed Uz Zafar Khan has strongly demanded the concerned authorities to issue the said notification immediately so that they may be able to avail the benefits of their long awaited promotions.
In case if this genuine demand is not fulfilled, the teachers' community will be compelled to launch a staunch protest and they will be fully justified in doing so, Professor Khan warned.
35th principals' conference of Fazaia Colleges held
Murree: The 35th Principals' Conference of Fazaia Schools and Colleges was held at PAF Lower Topa Murree on Thursday. The three-day conference was attended by the principals of 23 Fazaia schools and colleges spread all over the country.
Air Vice Marshal Athar Hussain Bukhari, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Training), presided over the final session and finalised the policy decisions on the recommendations of the participants. Addressing on the occasion, he expressed his satisfaction over the quality of education being imparted at Fazaia institutions and said that the institutions have achieved the status of elevated and prestigious institutions in the country. He also lauded the meritorious services of Air Commodore Waseem Mehdi, as ACAS (Education) and appreciated his professionalism, commitment and selfless devotion to the service. In the preliminary interactive session, held on June 22, the participating principals shared their experiences and finalised the agenda points.
The succeeding two sessions were held on June 23 to June 24 respectively. Various aspects of imparting quality education were deliberated upon. Presentations on the role of progress section in an educational institution, management & governance issues, instructional strategies and professional training were made by the participants. Group Captain Khaliq uz Zaman, Director Schools & Colleges, presented an overview of performance of all the Fazaia institutions.
UoM unveils budget
Peshawar: Rs445.121 million budget of the University of Malakand (UoM) with a deficit of Rs122.5 million was presented at the 9th meeting of the Finance and Planning Committee of the university at its premises in Chakdarra in Dir Lower Thursday.
The meeting demanded financial assistance from the Higher Education Commission and provincial and federal governments for the university to overcome the fiscal crisis. It was decided that 12 new departments such as Pashto, Islamic Studies, Physics, Law, Education, Geology, Domestic Science, Energy, Tourism and Hotel Management, Food Sciences and Food Processing Technology, Material Science and Nano Technology would be launched at the university the next year.
The meeting was presided over by the Vice-Chancellor Dr Rasool Jan and attended by HEC Regional Director Farmanullah Anjum, HEC representatives Tayeb Awan, Secretary Finance department Ghulam Mohammad, Government Degree College Thana Malakand Agency Principal Ziaullah, Director Finance Israrullah, Controller of examinations Shahid Khan and Registrar Mahboob-ur-Rahman. The issue of pay-scale structure for contract employees and PhD scholars was also recommended. The news