BIEK declares HSC Part-II Humanities (Suppl) results
Karachi, March 25: Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi (BIEK), announced the supplementary exam results of Humanities (Regular and Private) Group on Wednesday.
According to the Controller of Examination Professor Agha Akber Mirza, at least 17 unfair means cases were reported during the exams of Humanities (Private) Group. As many as 2,300 male candidates registered for the examination, of whom 2,195 appeared and 1,319 passed the supplementary papers, with a pass percentage of 60.09.
Similarly, 2,131 female candidates registered for the examination, of whom 2,036 appeared and 1,155 candidates were declared successful. The overall pass percentage was 56.73. Marks-sheets would be despatched to the candidates' mailing address as given in the examination forms.
Out of 731 male candidates registered for the Humanities (Regular) Group, 678 candidates took up the papers and 300 passed the exams. The pass percentage was 44.25. 3,929 female candidates were registered, of whom 3,702 appeared in the exams and 1,613 were declared successful, with a pass percentage of 43.57. No unfair means case was reported during and after the exams. The newsYour Comments
SU to start 18 credit hours' PhD course soon
Hyderabad: The executive council of the University of Sindh has decided to introduce 18 credit hours course for PhD degree programme as per criteria approved by the Higher Education Commission in Faculty of Natural Sciences and Faculty of Social Sciences in its first phase from January 2011.
It was decided at a meeting of the council, chaired by Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Nazir A.Mugahl on Wednesday.
The meeting discussed ways and means for introduction of Ph.D course in different disciplines under 18 credit hours in the light of criteria of the HEC.
It advised faculties of arts, pharmacy and commerce and business administration to develop proposal for discussion and approval of executive council meeting.
The VC floated an idea for uniformity in university's letterhead by mentioning the University's name on top of it and name of any faculty or department in second line. The meeting appreciated and approved the idea.
The meeting gave serious thought to problems of university teachers which include up-gradation of hard cases of faculty members, raise in telephone bills in light of decisions taken by other universities and allotment of residential plots in the third phase.
The VC said that the demands made by the Sindh University Teachers Union are reasonable and, while approving it in principle, the meeting decided that the same would be discussed in Vice Chancellors Committee and would be placed before syndicate meeting of the University for approval.
The VC briefed the participants about his meetings with the VCs of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology and Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences. He said that old land dispute between three universities were resolved amicably.
Primary teachers plan rally
Dadu: The Primary Teachers Association (PTA) has announced that it will stage a demonstration outside chief minister house in Karachi on April 14 and protest against delay in resolution of teachers' problems.
The announcement was made by PTA president Rafiq Ahmed Jarwar at a gathering of teachers belonging to Dadu as well as Larkana, Naushahro Feroze, Jamshoro, Matiari and other districts in primary main school here on Wednesday.
Later, they took out a protest rally and demonstration outside the press club.
Addressing the protesters, the PTA leader said that primary teachers were performing duties in schools in far flung areas but the education department was not resolving their problems.
PTA leader from Larkana Ali Raza Shah said that private schools provide better salaries and facilities to the teachers than the government schools.
PTA district president of Naushahro Feroze Pir Muzaffar, Allauddin Shah, Fatah Kakepoto and Amir Solangi also spoke on the occasion. Dawn