New policy for Class IX private candidates approved
Karachi, Oct 01: The private candidates of Class IX, who have been enrolled with the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK), for the upcoming examinations, should submit an attested copy of Nadra's Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) or B-Form from Nadra to verify the age of the interested candidate, Secretary, BSEK, Hoor Bi Mazhar said on Thursday.
She also said that the attested copy should be submitted at the bank after confirmation from the registration section of the board. All those students, who had submitted incomplete registration forms, must immediately complete the registration process, she said.
Such students should deposit the required documents and bring the bank slips to complete the task, she added.
The changes have been made after the meeting of the Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen, recently held in Quetta, has approved the new policy for Class IX private candidates, she said.
Admissions to KU courses
Karachi: Sale of forms for admissions to various courses for the Department of Visual Resources, University of Karachi (KU) for the academic year 2011 will commence from October 4.
The forms and the prospectus will be available from the UBL Counter at Silver Jubilee Gate for Rs500 per set. The last date for the submission for the forms is October 12.
The Aptitude Test will be conducted on October 17 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the KU. Interviews will be conducted for the candidates who pass the test and final list will be released on November 12. The new term will begin on January 1, 2011.Director Student Financial Aid Programme Dr Shakeel Ahmed Khan has announced that cheques for the students from 'Mitsubishi Scholarship' will be distributed in the office of the Vice-Chancellor on October 5 at 11:00am. A total of 34 students will get the cheques. The news
Voluntary literacy service
Karachi: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad has stressed the need for introducing a voluntary service in varsities aimed at increasing literacy rate.
"Such an endeavour on part of students and their universities will help voters to use their conscience while electing their representatives for both the houses of parliament," he said during an interaction with around 100 students of Karachi University at Governor's House on Thursday.
The governor said that at present between 12 and 15 per cent voters elected their representatives independently, while most voters being illiterate elected their representatives under different influences.
Earlier, funds' shortage, transport and security problems of Karachi University were discussed at the meeting, which was also attended by KU vice chancellor Prof (Dr) Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui, pro-vice-chancellor Prof Shahana Urooj Kazmi.
Spelling Bee contest in Hyderabad tomorrow
Hyderabad: The Dawn Media Group is organising a spelling competition or school students with the theme of "Extending the boundaries of the classroom" at Mumtaz Mirza Auditorium, Sindh Museum, here on Saturday for the first time in the history of Hyderabad.
The main philosophy behind this mega event named "Dawn in Education: Spelling Bee" is to inculcate a spirit of competition among the students in this competitive age with the objective of improving the standard of education.
About 500 male and female students with their parents would be attending the event which will start at 8am and continue up to 6pm. Students of 58 private and government high schools of Sindh from Thatta to Daharki will be participating in the competition.
Transport, accommodation and food will be provided by the Dawn Media Group. Dawn