Summer vacation from June 1
Lahore: The Punjab government is likely to announce annual summer vacation from June 1. Though a formal notification is yet to be issued by the government, it was mostly likely that the annual summer vacation would commence from June 1 and continue till August 14, 2012.
KU declares BEd results
Karachi: Examinations Department of the University of Karachi (KU) on Tuesday announced the results for BEd (Morning Programme) Annual Examination 2011, BEd. First Year (Evening Programme) Annual Examination 2011 and BEd Second Year (Evening Programme) Annual Examination 2011.
Nadia Noor d/o Noor Muhammad and Rabia d/o Muhammad Nazir stood first and second with 1,051 and 1,033 marks respectively in BEd (Morning Programme), while Raheela Ghaffar d/o Abdul Ghaffar and Saira Nawaz Bhatti d/o Nawaz Bhatti both scored third position with 1028 marks each. As per the result statistics, 893 students were registered for the examination out of which 882 appeared and 419 were declared pass. Results of 19 candidates have been withheld due to various reasons. The pass percentage of the result remained 47.51 percent. Daily times
23 caught cheating in exam
Karachi: As many as 23 candidates were caught using unfair means at different examination centres of the Higher Secondary School Certificate annual examination in the city on Tuesday.
A spokesman for the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) said that all the cases had been handed over to the board's unfair means committee for necessary action.
BIEK chairman Anwar Ahmad Zai, controller of examinations Imran Chishti, director-general of colleges Dr Nasir Ansar and director of private schools Dr Mansoob Siddiqui inspected various centres, including the Govt Postgraduate Home Economics College, Govt Degree Khatoon-i-Pakistan Girls College, Govt Science and Commerce College (Gulistan-i-Jauhar), Mehran Boys College and Ideal Girls College (Gulshan-i-Iqbal) on Tuesday.
A girl was caught using her cellphone to solve the paper at Sir Syed Girls College but she tore off her answer script into pieces before the invigilator could seize it, said an official, adding that a case against her had been instituted and referred to the board. The news
USAID to fund education research project
Hyderabad: The USAID Teachers Education Programme has approved allocation of Rs1.53 million for a research project to be carried out by the faculty of education, University of Sindh.
Anjum Pervaiz, provincial director of the programme met acting vice-chancellor Prof Dr Parveen Shah and handed her over a cheque of Rs200,000 as first installment.
Dean, faculty of education, Dr Parveen Munshi and teachers associated with the project were present. Dawn