FBISE SSC result
Islamabad, June 28: The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) will announce the result of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examination 2012 today (June 28).
The result of the examination held in March and April will be available on the website of the FBISE at the address (www.fbise.edu.pk). The result will also be available on SMS unified code 5050 for which candidates are required to send SMS in the following format FB(space)[roll number].Your Comments
AIOU employees call off strike after talks with vice chancellor
Islamabad: The workers of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Wednesday called off their strike for the time-being on the assurance of Vice Chancellor Professor Nazir Ahmed Sangi that their genuine demands would be given due consideration.
"We have called off our strike, giving time to the administration to accept our demands, including reinstatement of dismissed workers," said representatives of workers Malik Muhammad Saeed, Sher Asif Satti and Sajjid Mahmood Janjua while addressing a meeting of employees.
The vice chancellor has already approved filling of vacant posts of teachers, officers and staff through normal official process. He also allowed overtime and second-shift transport facility to workers. He also assured that workers would be allowed to hold elections of the Employees Welfare Association next month. Malik Saeed hoped that their demands would be accepted soon. The news
PU body to approve Rs1.56bn budget today
Lahore: The Punjab University Syndicate is to approve a Rs1.565 billion deficit budget for 2012-13 on Thursday (today). The carry forward deficit is Rs618.292 million.
The university administration blames the deficit on the withholding of the fourth quarter installment of Rs227 million grant of the Higher Education Commission besides an increase in faculty and employees' salaries and inflation.
The PU Syndicate is presenting Rs5.534 billion budget estimates with an income of Rs4.587 billion. The budget deficit of Rs946.54 million (21 per cent) plus carry forward deficit of Rs618.292 million shoots up the deficit to Rs1.565 billion.
According to the budget 2012-2013 document, the university expects an HEC grant of Rs1.482 billion (32 per cent), Tenure Track grant of Rs69.896 million (two per cent) and Rs3.036 billion from varsity's own resources.
The university will spend 67 per cent on salaries and pension, Rs396.9 million (seven per cent) on conduct and remuneration of examination; Rs497.94 million (nine per cent) on utility charges, Rs85 million (two per cent) on research, Rs151.96 million (three per cent) on scholarships for teachers and students, Rs362.306 million (seven per cent) on development and Rs269.739 million (five per cent) on other current expenditures.
According to the budget highlights, the university has also allocated Rs50 million as seed money for the establishment of the PU Medical and Dental College.
The university has allocated Rs75 million for overseas scholarships, Rs31 million for national and international conferences, Rs50 million for POL and residential telephones for teachers, Rs18 million for laptops for teachers and labs, Rs312 million for lap equipments, furniture and development projects, Rs72 million for scholarships to students; Rs40 million for libraries, Rs2.5 million for co-curricular activities of students, and Rs10 million for hostel facilities.
The budget also highlights that there will be no increase in tuition and hostel fees. The university will continue offering free education for sports students, free education and boarding for special students, free education and boarding facilities for Balochistan students on reserved seats, and tuition fee waiver for Hafiz-i-Quran.
PU Budget Committee Chairman Prof Dr Ehsan Malik said the university administration, despite resource constraints, had allocated Rs85 million for research. He said the university did not increase tuition fee which was still far less than the fee charged at other public universities in Lahore.
Prof Malik said the university had abolished budgeted non-faculty employees' seats to meet expenditures. He said the university was facing a crisis of over-employment in non-faculty cadres. At present, he said, the university had some 6,000 employees for 15,000 students studying in regular morning classes.
Sources also said that the university did not has a full-time Treasurer since March 2010 and financial matters were being looked after by acting treasurer including this 2012-13 financial year budget estimates. Dawn
PU dispatches roll number slips for LLB examinations
Rawalpindi: Punjab University (PU) Examinations Department has dispatched roll number slips to the candidates of LLB (Part-I, II and III) for Annual Examinations 2012 to their respective institutions.
A statement issued here on Wednesday said candidates could get roll number slips from their institutions. Moreover, if any candidate does not get roll number slip in time, he or she should immediately contact the PU Examinations Department in this regard.
According to the schedule, the examination of LLB (Part-I) will commence on June 29 while examination of LLB (Part -I) will be held from July 2 and Part-III from July 3.
PU to sign MoU with stock exchange
Lahore: The Punjab University Hailey College of Banking and Finance will organize a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony with the Lahore Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited and the South Asian Stock Exchange on Thursday (today) at 3pm in the premises of college.
According to a press release on Wednesday, the purpose of this MoU is to promote financial literacy of the youth of Pakistan.
PU DECISION: In pursuance to the decision of the Lahore High Court, dated 07-06-2012, the Punjab University has allowed LLB, Part-I, students of session 2011-12 to attempt the paper of Language Skills either with LLB Part-I or with LLB Part-II examination.
According to a press release on Wednesday, it is pertinent to mention here that the concession was available only to students of the current session, LLB Part-1 Annual Examinations, 2012.
results: PU Examinations Department has declared the results of MSc Tourism & Hotel Management (Morning), semester system, session 2008-10, MSc Business Statistics and Management (semester system), session 2009-11, MSc Applied Hydrology (Morning), semester system, session 2009-11 and MSc Actuarial Science (semester system), session 2009-11. Detailed results are available at PU website www.pu.edu.pk, according to a press release here on Wednesday.
Position holders visit Cambridge
Lahore: Pakistani top position holder students, who are on a visit to Europe on the instructions of Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, visited the Cambridge University in the UK on Wednesday.
According to a handout issued here, the Pakistani students visited various sections of the university and met the varsity students.
On the fourth day of their visit to Britain, when Pakistani students reached Cambridge University, they were warmly received by Cambridge University Graduate Union president Arslan who welcomed them on behalf of the Union and university students.
Talking to the students on the occasion, the Graduate Union president said the visit of Pakistani top position holder students to the European educational institutions was an important step which would yield far-reaching results. He lauded the encouragement of position holder students by Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif.
The president informed the Pakistani students about the procedure of admission to the university and its different sections. He said that the varsity was famous throughout the world due to its high educational standard in Physics and engineering sectors. The students asked various questions regarding admission to the university on scholarship.
A Pakistani girl student studying at the university, Maryam, informed the students about history and achievements of the university and said that the university equipping the students with knowledge for the last 800 years, comprises 31 colleges. The students were also given a briefing on examination system of the university. Later, the students went to Cambridge Town and visited different historical buildings and places. The news
HEC workshop for NCEAC programme evaluators
Islamabad: The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), Higher Education Commission (HEC), in collaboration with National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), organised a three-day training workshop for the Programme Evaluators of the National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC) at HEC auditorium on Wednesday.
Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education's Division of Academics Development Management Director Prof Dr Shahrin Bin Sahib was the resource person for the workshop while NCEAC Chairman Prof Dr Aftab Ahmed chaired the inaugural session. QAA Director General Fida Hussain delivered the welcome address.
Welcoming the participants and guests, Prof Aftab Ahmad briefly describes the role of NCEAC and the purpose of the workshop. Prof Shahrin Bin Sahib gave his brief introduction and shared his valuable and practical insights about the importance of accreditation and its implementation back in Malaysia.
569 teachers of model colleges promoted
Islamabad: Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) on Wednesday has promoted 569 teachers of model colleges through Time Scale Promotion Formula (TSPF) through a notification.
According to the notification, seven professors including 3 males and 4 females have been promoted from grade 20 to 21 while 38 male associate professors and 43 female associate professors have been promoted from grade 19 to 20.
Eight deputy headmistress have been promoted from grade 19 to 20 while 23 assistant headmistress have been promoted from grade 18 to 19. As many as 30 male and 64 female assistant professors have been promoted from grade 18 to 19. As many as 24 women lecturers and 14 male lecturers have been promoted from grade 17 to 18. 258 junior lady teachers have been promoted from grade 16 to 17 while 41 senior lady teachers have been promoted from grade 17 to 18.
The promotion of around 24 teachers has remained subject to the provision of their ACRs.
Talking to APP, Director Model Colleges, Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) Tariq Masood said that up gradation of scales through TSPF was longstanding demand of the teachers who had been rendering valuable services from the last many years.
KMU introduces online registration system
Peshawar: Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar, has introduced online registration system for Education Testing and Evaluation Agency (ETEA) entrance test for admission in medical and dental colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The test would be held on July 15 at Karnal Sher Khan Stadium, Peshawar and Ayub Medical Complex, Abbottabad simultaneously, said an official of the university. Some 6000 candidates have already registered through online system, he said.
According to the IT section of the university, all candidates have to visit KMU official website www.kmu.edu.pk and click 'online registration' link. IT department KMU recommends mozilla firefox and its download link can be found on KMU online registration website. Pre-requisites for registration are valid email ID of the candidate and PIN code. PIN code can be found on scratch cards available at designated branches of Allied Bank.
List of branches are available at KMU online registration website, the official informed. "Photograph must resemble the applicant with face clearly visible. The sample of picture is available at KMU online registration website," he further informed.
UET scholar receives best oral presentation award
Peshawar: Engr Tariq Ali, M.Sc student of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, has bagged the first best student oral presentation award at the international conference on "Earth Sciences Pakistan 2012" jointly organised by the National Centre of Excellence in Geology and Department of Geology, University of Peshawar. In total, 133 research papers were presented by national and international scholars from across the world. The UET Peshawar received the award on presenting the research project on "Role of concrete industry as remedy for the plastic waste disaster" supervised by Dr Khan Shahzada, associate professor, Department of Civil Engineering. The news