PU result alteration probe, BSc & MSc results
PU college ordered to probe into 'alteration' to result
Lahore, Dec 26: The Punjab University (PU)
administration on Tuesday ordered College of Art and Design Director Dr
Zafarullah to probe into the alleged alteration in the final result of MA
semester III in musicology, officials and students said on
The result has become controversial after the Musicology
Department students complained that the result has been 'revised' to give
passing marks to an unsuccessful student.
According to the result
displayed in July three students, Ghulam Abbas, Mazhar Hameed and Nadeem Riaz
passed the exam. The 'revised' result, however, declares four students
successful. A new student Syed Afaq has been added to the new list. A PU
official said the administration was concerned about 'favouritism'. He said the
administration had received complaints against several teachers in this regard.
A student, seeking anonymity, said the result was declared on November
21, but a viva was conducted on December 23, which was in violation of the rules
as the result had been announced a month prior to the 'reconsidered'
Not altered': The College of Art and Design head said they were
holding an inquiry on Wednesday (today). He said that a committee had been
formed for this purpose. He said the result had not been 'altered'.
Zahid Shehzad, a student, submitted a compliant with the office of the
provincial ombudsman in this regard. Zahid said the ombudsman had ordered the PU
administration to submit a report. Daily Times
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Punjab University announced BSc Computer Science, MSc IT results
Lahore: The Punjab University Examination Department has declared the
results of BSc Computer Science and MSc Information Technology.
(Hons) in Computer Science (Fall 2003), Semester System, Session 2003-2005, a
total of 258 candidates appeared and 144 were declared successful while results
of 19 candidates were later on.
In MSc in Information Technology (Fall
2005), Semester System, Session 2005-2007, a total of 148 candidates appeared
and 102 were declared successful while results of 11 candidates were later on.
In MSc in Information Technology (Spring 2005), Semester System, Session
2005-2007, a total of 187 candidates appeared and 125 were declared successful
while results of five candidates were later on. Detailed results are available
on PU website www.pu.edu.pk .
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Scholarships for industrial workers' kids
Lahore: Labour Minister Punjab Ashraf Khan Sohna has said the ambit of
free education and scholarship for the children of industrial workers is being
Besides reserving 30 per cent seats quota in all disciplines
of COMSATS Lahore, seats have also been reserved for them in other prestigious
The minister stated this while addressing a
cheque distribution ceremony in Comsats Lahore campus during which cheques over
rupees 11.63 million were given to 266 student children of industrial workers as
Speaking on the occasion, Ashraf Sohna said the children
of industrial workers admitted in Comsats were entitled to free education and
hostel facilities besides getting Rs.3500 per month as scholarship which in case
of those availing hostel facilities was Rs.2300. Moreover, students of districts
other than Lahore not availing hostel facility also got Rs.2000 pm in addition
as well. The minister, while addressing the students, said the admission at this
prestigious institution had provided them with a springboard to leap towards a
He said he hoped that they would take full advantage of
this opportunity, as a glorious future awaited them on completion of education.
Sohna said that absolutely free education, textbooks, stationery,
uniform and transport facilities were available to the children of industrial
workers in 36 Workers Welfare Schools set up in different districts throughout
The minister said that evening shift was being introduced
in these schools from the next academic session to expand the scope of these
facilities. Ashraf Sohna later handed over scholarship cheques of over Rs.11.63
million to 266 students. The News
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