KU BCom, BEd, MEd papers schedule | Stolen degrees

KU reschedules cancelled papers of BCom, BEd, MEd
Karachi, Jan 15: The University of Karachi on Monday announced revised schedule of postponed papers of BA (regular/ external), B Com (regular/ external) and B Ed and M Ed (morning and evening) annual examinations 2012. Papers of Educational Planning & Development, Guidance & Counseling, and Theories of Learning and Adjustment of M Ed earlier scheduled on January 14 would now be held on January 16, 2013. The paper of Teaching of General Science/Commerce of B Ed earlier scheduled on January 14 would now be held on January 18, 2013. The paper of International Relations-I of BA part-I earlier scheduled on January 14 would now be held on January 18, 2013. The paper of Advanced Accounting (N.C) of B Com part I and part II earlier scheduled on January 14 would now be held on February 02, 2013.

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KU retains registrar after his retirement
Karachi: Despite his retirement, Prof Dr Mansoor Ahmed has been retained as the registrar of the University of Karachi (KU) until further orders.

Instead of filling the key post with a regular, fulltime appointment, KU has always been in the practice of extending services of senior faculty members as registrar. KU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Qaiser announced on Monday that Prof Ahmed was reappointed as the university's registrar.According to a notification issued by KU, Ahmed would continue working as the university's registrar with effect from Tuesday (today). Daily times

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MBBS, BDS exam schedule
Karachi: Karachi University announced on Sunday schedule for MBBS and BDS annual examinations 2013.

Exams of first professional MBBS (Part-A) would be held from Jan 16 to 30 and exams of second professional MBBS (Part-B) would be held from Jan 18 to 29.

Moreover, exams of first professional BDS would be held from Jan 17 to Feb 2 and the exams of second professional BDS would
be held from Jan 19 to Feb 4. ppi

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Over 2000 degrees stolen from Karachi University
Karachi: In a rare incident of theft at a public sector university, unidentified miscreants stole over 2,000 degrees from the printing press of the University of Karachi (KU) located inside its premises.

As per details, the incident occurred in the early hours of Friday when some miscreants made off with two bundles of degrees from the varsity' printing press.

Campus Security Adviser Dr Khalid Iraqi, when contacted, said that the theft incident occured at official printing press of university, where degrees and certificates were in process of printing. "Criminals entered the press from the side of a rooftop and theft two bundles, which might be carrying more than 1000 degrees but all of them were unsigned, unassigned and blank. However, Iraqi was not confirmed about the exact number of degrees stolen.

The official of examination board has been directed to cancel and blacklist the missing degrees through identification of their serial numbers so that nobody may misuse them in future," Iraqi asserted.

He added that university had lodged the FIR at the Mobina Town police station. The university, with help of the police, would investigate the matter to take action against the culprits, he added. "Few days back the same kind of theft incident occurred at Bureau of Compilation, Composition and Translation (BCC&T) KU in which Rs 40,000 were looted and FIR of that incident was also lodged at the same police station. Investigations of both the incidents are under process, he said.

Meanwhile, the KU official, on the condition of anonymity said that insiders of university were involved in both incidents, saying such happenings were impossible without the help of an insider. He added: "Police also nabbed some suspects in connection with the previous theft incident, but they were released after intervention of some influential sources." He claimed there was a covert mafia indulged in providing fake degrees to people, who need it for jobs and other purposes.

He said that blank certificates were of great use for the mafia as they use them after forged stamps and signatures. Such degrees, however, can easily be nullified by the KU administration, as it would not have any record at examination department of the varsity, he told.

According to police, the KU administration had registered the case of stealing of at least 2000 degrees. The officer added that mugger barged into the printing press and stole degree bundles. The FIR no 13/13 has been registered under section 380 of Pakistan Penal Code and further probe has begun. Daily times

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KU convocation to be held on January 30
Karachi: The Annual Convocation 2012 of the University of Karachi will be held on January 30. This was announced by an official of the University of Karachi on Sunday. The registered graduates and others have been asked to contact the Registrar of the University at the earliest. app

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