The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) will announce the result of HSC Part II Annual Examination 2010 of Humanities Group for regular and private candidates on Oct 21. app
About 4,200 candidates appeared in the entrance tests for admission to the Dow Medical College (DMC) and Sindh Medical College (SMC) for the MBBS and BDS courses. The tests were held smoothly at the Ojha campus of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) on Sunday.
According to the chairman of the DUHS admission committee, Dr Idrees, elaborate arrangements were made for the test conducted by the National Testing Service for the 2010-11 session at the Ojha campus, located in the vicinity of Dr A.Q. Khan Centre in KDA, Scheme-33.
Sources in the DUHS said that the results would be posted on the NTS website – www.nts.org.pk – on Monday.
In a bid to get rid of cheating and illegal practices, eight educational boards of the Punjab province have announced to make ‘B’ form issued by National Database Registration Authority (NADRA), mandatory for appearing in examination of intermediate part-I to be held in year 2011.
‘B’ form will be considered as roll number and registration number and no candidate will be allowed to appear in the examination without it. According to details, the decision to this effect has been taken on the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif who took serious notice of cheating and illegal practices in the examinations across the province. Continue reading
The future of as many as 8,000 candidates hangs in balance owing to sudden change in merit criteria in admission of Punjab medical colleges by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and the University of Health Sciences (UHS), Punjab, made after announcement of results of entry test.
A large number of affected candidates both male and female took to streets here on Saturday as they protested against the sudden change in merit policy by the PMDC and UHS and that too after announcement of results.
To register their protest, the angry and disturbed candidates held a demonstration outside the offices of ‘The News’ and appealed to the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take immediate notice of the matter and provide justice to over eight thousand affected candidates. They were carrying placards and banners in their hands and raised slogans against the PMDC and UHS authorities for playing with their by changing the merit criteria. Continue reading
Professional development in education and especially in English language benefit not only the students but also Pakistan as a whole.
This was stated by the Consul General of the United States in Karachi, William Martin.
He was speaking at a reception he hosted on Saturday evening in honour of the delegates of the international conference being organized in the metropolis by the Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT).
The Consul General pointed out that in today’s global village, English is vital to success both in business and academia. Continue reading