BIEK announced HSC Science Part-I results 2009
Karachi, Nov 13: The results of the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) Part-I, Class XI, Science General and Pre-Engineering Groups, annual examinations, 2009, were declared by the Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi (BIEK) on Thursday.
According to BIEK notification, 97 male students out of 842 passed all six papers in the Science General Group, putting the pass percentage at 11.53. Meanwhile, 277 females candidates passed all six papers out of 686 candidates who had appeared in the examination. Passing percentage is 40.38.
One result was withheld by the authorities concerned. Moreover 131 male and 154 female candidates could only pass five papers. The result also indicates that 244 male and 167 female candidates managed to clear four papers and 175 male and 57 female candidates were declared pass only in three papers.
Meanwhile, in the Science Pre-Engineering Group, 6,314 passed all six papers out of 16,259 who had appeared in the examination while 33 results were with-held, with a pass percentage of 38.91. Similarly, 3,314 female candidates out of 5739 cleared all six papers in the examination, putting the pass percentage at 57.8.
Moreover 2,204 male and 710 female candidates could pass only five papers, 2,208 male and 628 female candidates managed to pass four papers, whereas 2.772 male and 704 female candidates cleared three papers. The newsYour Comments
Admissions to newly opened government colleges
Karachi: First-year classes in the seven newly opened government colleges in the city will begin on Nov 15 and Nov 14 is the last date to get admission.
According to the director-general of colleges, Sindh, Prof Rafique Ahmed Siddiqui, admissions to these colleges are still being given in first-year classes and all those matric students who could not get admissions under the centralised admissions policy to public sector colleges, could get admissions to these colleges before Nov 15.
He said that principals of these colleges had been empowered to give admissions to their respective colleges.
When he was informed that the last date for submission of enrolment forms by first-year students would be expiring in a few days, Prof Siddiqui explained that the directorate had requested Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) authorities to accept the enrolment forms of students being given admissions to these seven colleges.
He said that despite the expiry of the last date of enrolment, students given admissions to these seven government colleges would be enrolled with the board, because the admissions process at these seven colleges had also begun late. Mentioning the seven new colleges where admissions to first-year classes would continue till Nov 15, he said that these included Jan Mohammad Brohi Goth Govt Degree Girls Arts, Commerce and Science College, Gulshan-i-Maiymar; Govt Girls Degree College, Safoora Goth; Govt Girls Degree College, Buffer Zone; Govt Girls Degree College, Surjani Town; Govt Girls Degree College, Punjabi Club, Kharadar; Govt Girls Degree College, Pak Colony and Govt Boys Degree College, Metroville, SITE.
Answering a question about arrangements to provide required teaching staff at the new colleges as their SNE (Sanctioned New Establishment) is yet to be approved by the government, he said that the matter pertaining to these colleges' SNE would be taken up in December and the teaching staff at these colleges had been arranged on a temporary basis.
He said that with the opening of seven new colleges in the current academic year, the number of public sector colleges in the city had increased to 131.
Admitting that the number of students doing their matric exams from the Karachi board was increasing with each passing year, Prof Siddiqui said that the provincial education department, with a view to accommodating maximum number of matric students, had established 12 new government colleges in the past two years - five in 2008 and seven in 2009 - in the city while planning was under way to open more colleges. There are 260 government colleges in Sindh. Of them, 131 are located in Karachi, 57 in Hyderabad, 34 in Sukkur, 18 in Mirpurkhas and 20 in Larkana. Dawn
SPY announces pro-Zardari rallies
Hyderabad: The Sindh People's Youth Organisation and the Sindh People's Students Federation of the ruling Pakistan People's Party here on Thursday announced to take out rallies across the province from Nov 14 to 19 in support of President Asif Zardari.
Speaking at a news conference at the Circuit House, SPY Central President Aajiz Dhamrah and SPSF president Sohrab Marri said the rallies would be taken out in divisional headquarters against what they described as a media trial of President Zardari. They said a conspiracy against democracy was being hatched but made it clear that the conspiracy against democracy and President Zardari would be foiled.
They announced that a separate rally would be taken out from the Mazar of Benazir Bhutto to Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi on Nov 23. Meanwhile, a rally in support of President Zardari was taken out from Husseinabad to the press club under the aegis of the People's Intellectual Forum.
Bomb hoax in Larkana school
Larkana: A bomb hoax created panic at the Government Girls' School, Larkana, on Thursday. Soon after the hoax bomb call, hundreds of girls and teachers started running out of the school. The Bomb Disposal Squad got the entire building vacated and gave clearance after searching it. The news
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