British Chevening Scholarships | Madrassa exams results
British Chevening Scholarships open
Karachi, Sep 06, 2008: The British Chevening Scholarships for 2009-10 have been announced, said a press release from the
British Council Friday.
Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
and administered by the British Council, this scholarship is a prestigious award
that enables overseas students to study in the United Kingdom.
Scholarships are offered in over 150 countries and enable talented
graduates and bright young professionals to become familiar with the UK, gain
new skills or update current ones. The overall aim for these future leaders is
to benefit their countries upon their return.
Each year the Chevening
programme provides around 2,300 new scholarships for postgraduate studies or
research at UK institutions of higher education. In Pakistan, scholarships are
awarded to Pakistani nationals of high intellectual ability who will play a
formative role in Pakistan's development.
Eligible candidates can apply
for one year's postgraduate study and choose from a wide variety of subjects
economics, gender studies, Human Rights, International Relations, Law,
Management, Media Studies, Public Administration, Social Development,
Inter-faith Studies, International Conflict, Governance and Democracy, Public
sector reform, Economic Governance and Reform, Migration, Citizenship and
The scholarships cover the full cost of study in
the UK. Applicants: must have a Masters' degree or a four-year Bachelors degree
from any recognised university in Pakistan or the equivalent from an overseas
institution; should normally be between 25 and 35 years of age; must have a
minimum of three years of work experience; must be Pakistani citizens. Dual
nationals are not eligible. They must not have received in the past three years
any British government funded academic award. To find out more and to apply
before Monday 15 September 2008, please visit www.britishcouncil.org.pk.
"Dear, My son Mir Haris secured 2nd position in madrasa exam. Results: Aallamia Muhammad Tahir of Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi (JDK) came first with 584 marks in the class Aalmia (Masters level), Faheemullah of Jamia Usmania Peshawar came second (575 marks) and Mir Haris of Jamia Al-Uloom Islamia Karachi (JUIK) stood third (573 marks). pl guide me about scholorship"
City, Country: Karachi, Pakistan
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Karachi students take top slots in national madrassa exams
Karachi: Students at Karachi's madrassas have beaten their counterparts across
the country in the annual examinations held by the biggest madrassa board, the
Wafaqul Madaris Al-Arabia Pakistan. Out of a total of 48 positions, they claimed
31, up from 20 last year. Boys did better.
These exams were conducted
from August 2 to 7 for a total of 176,914 students (76,926 female candidates).
According to the Wafaq's central examination committee's Maulana Mehmoodul Hasan
Ashraf, 82 percent or 144,689 candidates passed (63,943 female students). A
total of 32,000 candidates failed. Approximately, 3,986 madrassas participated
and more than 12,000 seminaries in Pakistan are affiliated with the Wafaq with
1,100 of them from Karachi alone. A total of 6,199 male and female invigilators
oversaw the exams throughout the country.
After Karachi, the students
who won top positions came from the Punjab (12), and there were five from the
NWFP. The Wafaq's Qari Hanif Jhalandri put this down to the fact that Karachi
had more seminaries and the educational standard at them was at its peak.
He was not that bothered about the number of failures at 18 percent,
which he said was a normal ratio.
Results: Aallamia Muhammad Tahir of
Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi (JDK) came first with 584 marks in the class Aalmia
(Masters level), Faheemullah of Jamia Usmania Peshawar came second (575 marks)
and Mir Haris of Jamia Al-Uloom Islamia Karachi (JUIK) stood third (573
In the class Aalia (Graduation level) Kalimullah of JDK came
first (589 marks), Imran Khan of Darul Uloom Islamia Arabia Mardan second (581
marks) and Muhammad Ismail of JUIK third (569 marks).
In the class for
Shanwia Khasa (Intermediate level), Muhammad Shadab of JUIK came first (597
marks), Izharul Haq and Zubair Ahmed of JDK both second (586 marks) and Arshad
Qamar of JDK third (583 marks).
In class Shanwia Aamia (General
Intermediate level), Sanaullah of Jamia Al-Rasheed Karachi (JARK) came first
(593 marks), Fazl Wahid of JARK second (586 marks) and Izhar Ahmed of Jamia
Farooquia Karachi third (585 marks).
In the Dar Assat Dinia class
(Primary and Secondary level, first year), Abdul Rehman of Muthedul Uloom
Islamia Karachi came first with 567 marks, Madrassa Amjadia Peshawar's
Aizazullah came second with 560 marks. Muhammad Amjad, in his second year of
Muhid Al-Khail Al-Islami Karachi (MAKAIK) came first with 557 marks and
Ghazanfar Hussain of the same madrassa came second with 548 marks. Third
position went to Asadullah of MAKAIK and Nazir of Darul Uloom Madania Bahawalpur
with 543 marks. In third year, Hussain Ahmed, Muhammad Kashif and Adil Sadiq of
Fehmul Quran Academy Jang came first, second and third, respectively.
of the female candidates of the Aallamia class, Mahila of JUIK came first (572
marks), Jamia Misbah Al-Quran Abbottabad's Zainab came second (551 marks) and
Shahina of Jamia Yousufia Karachi (JYK) came third (546 marks).
the Aalia class at JUK came first with 567 marks, Sumia of Darul Uloom for Women
Sahiwal came second with 562 marks and Razia and Tayyaba of Jamia Qasmia
Islamabad and JYK, respectively, both came third with 558 marks.
Sanwia Khasa class, Ayesha of Madrassa Fatimatul Zehra Abbottabad came first
(597 marks), Sadaf of Madrassa Nizamia Karachi (MNK) second (596) and Ayesha of
Jamia Khudejatul Qubra Karachi came third with 582 marks.
In the Sanwia
Aamia class, Saba of MNK came first with 576 marks, Tahira of Jamia Ehae Uloom
Tilagang and Shamim of Jamia Rehmania Mandi Bahauddin came second with 575 marks
and Ayesha of Madrassa Hanafia, Gujrat came third with 572 marks.
and Imama came first in the Dar Assat Dina class (first year) by securing 593
marks, Sana with 583 and Ayesha with 579 marks came second and third. They are
all MAKAIK students.
For the second year students, Hadiqa of MAKAIK came
first (578), Mehreen of JDK second (573) and Humera of Jamia Binoria SITE
Karachi came third with 570 marks.
MAKAIK's Ayesha Zehra, Zunira and
Zainab came first, second and third with 591,590 and 588 marks, respectively, in
the third-year exams. Daily Times
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