Holidays: KU & Urdu varsity exams
Two holidays on Thursday, Friday
Karachi, March 19, 2008: The Sindh government has announced a public holiday on 11
and 12 Rabiul Awal on account of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH). All offices of the
Government of Sindh, private offices and educational institutions will remain
closed on Thursday and Friday, said a handout Tuesday.
The university's examination department has rescheduled the paper of Ethics and Administration of
The paper earlier scheduled for March 20 will now be
held on April 3. However, the timing and centre of paper will remain
It is pertinent to mention that the governor has recently
declared holiday on March 20.
BEd suppl exam
The University of Karachi, meanwhile, announced that examination forms and fee of the BEd
(morning and evening) supplementary examinations 2007 would be accepted from
students at their respective colleges from March 19.
It was notified that
college students could submit the prescribed fee of Rs2,000 along with the
examination forms at their respective colleges till March 29.
KU faculty seek end to power cuts on campus
The Karachi University faculty have appealed to Sindh
Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan, who is also the chancellor of the institution,
to ask the Karachi Electricity Supply Company (KESC) that the campus be exempted
from load-shedding so that teaching process should continue without any
A request to this effect was made to the governor in an
open letter signed by the secretary of the Karachi University Teachers Society,
Dr Abid Hasnain.
The letter stated that power load-shedding was not only
affecting the teaching process at the campus but also damaging chemicals and
equipment worth millions of rupees in laboratories of various
It was pointed out that the University of Karachi was the
biggest seat of higher learning in the country with an enrolment of more than
20,000 students and over 5,000 academic and non-teaching staff at its
It was observed that there should be a difference between
educational institutions and industries as far as power load-shedding was
Like other facilities at the university, provision of
uninterrupted power supply, too, was essential so that teachers could continue
their noble profession and educate students without any disruption.
KUTS appealed to the governor to ensure that the campus be exempted from
Urdu varsity fee
The Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and
Technology (FUUAST) directed the students admitted to the evening programmes to
deposit their fees by March 24.
There will be no extension in the date
for submission of the fee. APP/PPI
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