CSS-2010 final results announced
Islamabad, May 24: The Federal Public Service Commission (FBSC) on Monday announced the results of finally qualified candidates in the†Competitive Examination (CSS) 2010.
According to official result, 626 candidates finally qualified in which 472 are male, 154 female and three non-muslim candidates. Overall†7759 candidates appeared in the written test out of which 641 passed the test.
Results of Roll No 6845 and 7768 have been withheld as action under Rule 7 (v) of C.E is under process and candidature of Roll No. 6331 has been rejected. appYour Comments
Five caught cheating in inter exams
Karachi: The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) on Monday reported five cases of cheating (unfair means cases) during the annual examinations-2011, a press release issued here said.
According to BIEK officials, 267 candidates of Home Economics Group appeared in the paper of Chemistry-II while 14 pupils of Medical Technology appeared in the paper of Elementary Chemistry and Chemical Pathology-II whereas 16 students of Science General Group appeared in the paper of Economics-II in the morning shift.
Furthermore, 29,779 candidates of Commerce (Regular) Group appeared in the paper-II of Statistics in the afternoon shift. The news
Karachi: The controller of examinations of the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) has directed all heads of secondary schools to set up laboratories in their schools with adequate apparatus and equipment required for conducting practical examinations.
He warned that the board would take action against them under the board rules if their schools' laboratories were found ill-equipped.
He said that there were reports that some schools did not conduct practical examinations and assessed students at their own free will.
Any school found to be involved in such malpractices would be severely dealt with under relevant laws, he warned. ppi
Khairpur: The Department of Pakistan Studies of the Shah Abdul Latif University on Monday organised an essay competition on "Pakistan-China cultural relations are vital for the promotion of cordial relations between the two countries".
Prof Dr Imdad Hussain Sehto, chairman of the department, said on the occasion that cultural ties promoted relations between Pakistan and China because the countries were close geographically and culturally. Dawn
Education minister denies direct recruitment on new posts
Karachi: Spokesman for Sindh Education Minister Pir Mazharul Haq on Monday rejected some media reports claiming preparations of direct recruitment on 540 non-teaching vacancies in 14 colleges of the province. In a statement, the spokesman clarified that all vacancies would be advertised in newspapers prior to recruitment. He said no appointment would be made in defiance of legal procedure. Education department and Director Colleges Sindh Nasir Ansar had already been directed to ensure following of rules in the recruitment process, he added. ppi
King Edward Medical University Convocation
Lahore: The King Edward Medical University will hold its annual convocation, 2011, on May 28 at the Library Hall of the university. According to a press release here on Monday, the graduates from 1998 to 2006 will also be awarded degrees. Medal will also be given to position holders. On the same day the foundation stone of a new block of the university will also be laid. The new block will consist of offices of administration, lecture theatres, conference rooms and video conference rooms. There will also be inauguration of "donor wall" to generate funds for development of the university from the university alumni.
Lahore: Punjab University on Monday announced the results of various examinations. These exams are: MSc Statistics, Geography, Applied Psychology and MA Punjabi, Philosophy and Persian, Part-II, Supplementary Examination, 2010.
UK university officials visit PU
Lahore: Middlesex University, UK, Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof Waqar Ahmad and Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Dr R Gill visited the Punjab University (PU) on Monday to discuss mutual collaboration. According to a press statement, they met PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran who briefed them on various ongoing academic and research programmes and recent improvement of the PU position in HEC ranking.
PGMI degree, diploma courses
Lahore: The Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI), Lahore, has invited applications for degree and diploma courses from the doctors from all over the country along with Azad Kashmir by 25th May 2011.
In a press release here on Monday, PGMI Principal Prof Dr Tariq Salahuddin said that the New Session 2011-12 included advance courses of MS, MD, MPhil and MDS. Moreover, diploma courses and FCPS-II training is also included in the course. He said that doctors from all over the country, Azad Kashmir and even from abroad come to this PGMI for education and training. He said that PGMI was providing education facilities at a far lesser cost than foreign countries.
The institute also released application form on its website so that the doctors desirous of specialization could download the same. The website address of PGMI is (www.pgmipunjab.edu.pk) and email address is (email@example.com). The news
KC, HEC organise one-month training session for teachers
Lahore: Kinnaird College (KC) for Women, in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC), organised a one-month Professional Competency Enhancement Programme that kicked off on Monday. At least 35 teachers from KC, Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), and Punjab University (PU) are to be a part of the one-month long workshop.
While delivering the welcoming speech, KC Vice Principal Dr Nikhat Khan said, "This programme will enable teachers to improve their communication skills, understand learning difficulties from students' perspective, acquire skills and different teaching methodologies including effective use of audio-visual aids and Internet, curriculum designing and evaluation techniques which are integral to the learning process."
She also thanked the HEC for promoting quality education in Pakistan by raising research standards, upgrading and updating curricula, by giving institutions recurring grants and funds for equipment and infrastructure, making available digital libraries with thousands of journals, monitoring institutions and making quality assurance mandatory.
During the opening session, workshop co-coordinator Asma Awan introduced the courses that are to be offered in the training workshop. The 70-sessions based workshop will end on June 23. There will be three sessions per day in which 90 percent attendance on part of the participants is compulsory, said Asma.
Islamia University, Bahawalpur's Faculty of Education Dean, Dr Aslam Ateeq, was the key speaker at the occasion. He thanked the organisers and participants for joining the session and ensured that this session will focus equally on theoretical and practical aspects of effective teaching methodology. The first session ended with positive response from participants who hailed the professionalism that was shown by the organisers as well as speakers. Daily times