SSC suppl exam form date
Karachi, Oct 1: The Board of Secondary Education Karachi on Thursday announced that the forms for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) supplementary examination-2011 could be submitted with a late fee of Rs1,000 up to Oct 3.
The exam forms can be submitted at the NBP, HBL and Askari bank booths at the board's office, according to the announcement, which said that there would be no extension in the last date. ppi
BIEK cancels result on forged documents
Karachi: The result of a candidate who passed with B grade the Humanities (Private) Group, Annual Examinations-2010 has been declared cancelled because she submitted forged documents, an official of the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi said on Wednesday. Noreen Niazi, daughter of Muhammad Idress Khan Niazi, had submitted forged documents of her matriculation exams. The news
424 lecturers get job letters
Karachi: The Sindh education department on Wednesday issued appointment letters to another batch of 424 lecturers - 248 male and 176 female - at a ceremony held at Sindh Madressa-tul-Islam College.
Senior Sindh Minister Pir Mazhar-ul-Haq, who also holds the portfolio of education, was scheduled to be the chief guest at the ceremony but he could not make it owing to his preoccupation in Dadu. In his place Katchi Abadis Minister Nadim Bhutto presided over the ceremony while Education Secretary Siddiq Memon handed over the appointment letters to 424 lecturers, who had recently passed the examination conducted by the Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC).
A number of other lecturers who had received their appointment letters from the Sindh senior minister were also given their posting orders on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Bhutto said that the appointment of lecturers, made by the education department purely on merit and on the recommendations of the SPSC, would help improve the quality of education in the public sector colleges.
Lauding the Sindh senior minister's firm resolve that all newly appointed lecturers would be posted at the districts of their domicile and where they were required, he urged the college teachers to refrain from using their political clouts or exerting any pressure for getting them posted in the colleges of their choice.
In his brief speech, the education secretary said that the government in the light of the report of a committee had reinstated all those teachers whose services were terminated in 1996.
Director-General (Colleges), Sindh, Prof Nasir Ansar, Director (Colleges), Karachi Region Prof Najma Niaz, education minister's coordinator Naveed Zuberi and senior officials of the education department were also present on the occasion. Dawn
Mehran University signs MOUs
Sukkur: The Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro, has signed MoUs (Memoranda of Understanding) with three universities of Malaysia. The Malaysian universities include University of Malaya, University of Putra and University of Petronas. The MoU was signed during the visit to Malaysia by MUET Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Aslam Uqaili and Principal Prof Dr Mujeeb Sahrai. The news
Medical varsity registrar resigns
Larkana: Registrar of the Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SBBMU) tendered his resignation last week which was accepted on Wednesday. However, the vice-chancellor has filled the post till the time the procedural measures were completed.
Dr Sikandar Mughal resigned from the post of Registrar last Tuesday (September 22) because of personal reasons which was accepted by the Vice-Chancellor Dr Akbar Haider Soomro on Wednesday (September 28).
Dr Soomro confirmed that Dr Sikandar Mughal had resigned from the post of Registrar.
Dr Mughal said he took the step on realising that it was not possible for him to continue further, due to many factors.
He declined to divulge details or a solid reason behind his resignation. Dawn
KU announces results of syndicate election 2011
Karachi: The University of Karachi (KU) on Wednesday declared Dr Majid Mumtaz, Dr Fayyaz Hussain Madni, Dr Muhammad Haris Shoaib and Ghazal Khawaja as the successful candidates in its syndicate election 2011 for reserved seats. KU Registrar Prof Kaleem Raza Khan issued the notification of results and said that the successful candidates would hold their respective offices for three years from the date of the first meting of syndicate. The syndicate members were elected from the constituencies of professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lectures. The elections were held at the KU Arts Auditorium. Daily times
KMDC gives control of Nazeer Hussain Kidney Centre to CDGK
KARACHI: The governing body of Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) gave approval to the giving of control of Nazeer Hussain Kidney Centre to the City District Government Karachi (CDGK) during a meeting on Wednesday, which was chaired by DCO Karachi Muhammad Hussain Syed. The meeting also constituted a committee headed by the DCO for acquiring university status for KMDC, said a statement issued by the CDGK. The start of MPhil and PhD degrees at the institute also come under review. Speaking on the occasion, Syed stressed the need of making college administrative mechanism more powerful. "We will have to make serious decisions," he added. The governing meeting of KMDC also gave approval of other matters. app
Dawn Spelling Bee contest
Hyderabad: The Dawn Media Group is organising the Spelling Bee contest (Sindh Round) at Mumtaz Mirza Auditorium in Sindh Museum on Saturday. Dawn