RBISE HSSC Part-II result on Sept 23
Rawalpindi, Sep 18: Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) will announce Higher Secondary School Certificated (HSSC) Part-II annual examination 2013 result on September 23. According to the spokesman of RBISE, all the arrangements in this regard are being finalised. The results will also be available on the boards' websites. The news
6,000 candidates to appear in medical entrance test on Sept 22
Rawalpindi: As many as 6,000 candidates will appear in a medical entrance test scheduled to be held on September 22.
Four examination centres at the Government Postgraduate College for Women, Satellite Town, Government College for Boys Satellite Town, Siddique Public School, 6th Road and Ideal Cambridge School, 6th Road have been established.
Foolproof security arrangements would be made in this regard.
Traffic would be closed on the 6th Road on September 22.
Walkthrough gates would be installed at the entry gates of each centre.
Waiting halls would be established in each centre for the people who come with the candidates.
Drinking water with proper sitting arrangements would also be available for the visitors.
This was decided in a meeting attended by SAO Aqeel Ahmed Khan, Health Executive District Officer (EDO) Dr Zafar Iqbal Gondal, Education EDO Qazi Zahoorul Haq, Municipal Service EDO Raja Zaheeruddin, Solid Waste Management District Officer (DO) Dr Muzhar Azeem, Rescue 1122 DO Dr Abdul Rehman, Arts Council Resident Director Waqar Ahmed, Regional Transport Authority (RTA) Secretary, Colleges Deputy Director Khizer Kundi and Rawal Town Tehsil Municipal Officer (TMO) Sardar Tasfaqeen.
The meeting was informed that police and traffic police officers had been directed to formulate a comprehensive security and traffic plan in this connection.
All the adjoining roads in areas where the entry tests would be conducted, would be blocked for all kinds of traffic, including vehicles of the students and their attendants for security purposes.
Special information counters would be established at each examination centre where the students would be guided about their roll numbers and the centre.
According to the programme, the entrance test would be started at 9:00am but the students had been directed to reach the centre before time, as all entry gates would be closed at 8.00am.
Police contingents, the bomb disposal squad and personnel of the civil defence would be deployed at the centres to ensure security of the candidates.
According to a CDG spokesman, the candidates from the Rawalpindi region, Chakwal and Gilgit-Baltistan would appear in Rawalpindi centres.
He said no candidate would be allowed to carry mobile phones, handbags or any other additional item in the examination centres.
Except candidates having roll number slips, no other person would be allowed to enter the centres.
The availability of Rescue 1122 ambulances at each centre would also be ensured.
The allied hospitals of the city, particularly the Holy Family Hospital, has been directed to remain alert to cope with any emergency.
Fire-brigade vehicles would also be deputed at each centre. app
HEC invites application for PhD scholarships
Islamabad: September 24 is the last date for the working journalists of Federally Administered Tribal Area (Fata) to apply for the PhD scholarships announced by Higher Education Commission (HEC).
The scholarships, announced under the project `Provision of Higher Education Opportunities for Students of Balochistan and Fata', would be awarded to those who will secure admission in HEC identified universities in USA, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
An official of HEC told APP that these scholarships have been announced considering the contemporary advancements in field of Media and Journalism and to strengthen the skills of Fata journalists.
The scholarships would cover tuition fee, maintenance allowance, book allowance, health insurance and travel allowance, the official said.Scholarships detail and application form is available on HEC wesite:www.hec.hov.pk/balochistan-fata.
The application form should be verified by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the scholarships will be awarded by the Project Steering Committee with preference to the individual securing admission for spring 2014.The age of the candidate must be 35 years on September 24, 2013, the official added.
SZABIST has new head
Islamabad: Dr. Rashida Khatoon Malik has been appointed as the new head of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Islamabad campus.She assumed the office on Monday. The news