KU revises exam schedule
Karachi, May 02: Karachi University has announced that the current semester will end on May 18 and revised the timetable of semester exams.
Earlier, the semester exams were scheduled to commence on May 6. According to the revised schedule, the exam will now begin on May 20.
Meanwhile, the Federal Urdu University for Arts, Science and Technology has extended the last date of admissions in evening classes. Now the candidates can apply for evening class admissions up to May 6, according to a university announcement. ppi
KU E-MBA aptitude test on 5th
Karachi: The aptitude test for the MBA Executive Programme will be conducted on May 5 at the Karachi University Business School.This was announced by an official of the University of Karachi on Wednesday.
PU BS, MSc and BBA admissions
Lahore: Punjab University Examinations Department has issued various subjects' admissions fees and forms schedules.
Dates of submission of admission forms and fees for BS (4-Year Programme) 3rd and 5th semester examination 2013 are 08-05-2013 with single fee while forms can be submitted with double fee till 10-05-2013.
According to a press release issue on Wednesday, admission forms and fees will be received for BS Home Economics and MSc Home Economics annual examination 2013 till 15-05-2013 with single fee and 20-05-2013 with double fee. BBA (Hons) Third and Final Year annual examination will commence with effect from 22-05-2013 and 23-05-2013 respectively and admission form and fee can be submitted for the said exam till 10-05-2013 with single fee and 14-05-2013 with double fee. Details are also available on PU website www.pu.edu.pk.
Lahore: PunjabGovernor and Punjab University Chancellor Ahmed Mahmood will participate in an international seminar being jointly organised today by Sir Ganga Ram Heritage Foundation and PU Centre for South Asian Studies in connection with Dr Ambedkar Day.
FG Postgraduate College for Women Convocation: 465 students awarded degrees
Rawalpindi: The Federal Government Postgraduate College for Women, Kashmir Road, held its 25th Convocation here on Tuesday.
Degrees, rolls of honour and merit certificates were given to the graduates of BA, BSc, MA English and MA Urdu for academic sessions 2008-2010 and 2009-2011. Professor Shaista Zaid (Pride of Performance, Sitara-e-Imtiaz), former principal of the college, was the chief guest on the occasion.
As many as 465 graduates were awarded degrees in all for the two sessions, including 307 degrees to the students of BA, 115 to BSc, 19 to MA English and 24 to MA Urdu.
The rolls of honour and merit certificates were awarded to the students who excelled in the university examination. Warda Naseer of BSc and Syeda Nazish Haider and Saima Mehboob of MA Urdu were conferred gold medals for their brilliant performance in the Punjab University examinations.
The recipients of rolls of honour and silver medals for their meritorious performance were Zoya Zareen (MA English, 2008-10), Sana Malik (MA English, 2009-11), Syeda Nazish Haider (MA Urdu, 2008-10).
The gold medals were awarded to Saima Mehboob (MA Urdu, 2009-11) and Asma Ikram (BSc, 2008-10). The silver medal was awarded to Warda Naseer (BSc, 2009-11). The gold medal was awarded to Kiran Sadia (BA, 2008-10). The silver medal was given to Saba Nazir (BA, 2009-11).
The coveted Begum Salma Masud Awards were secured this year by Farwa Batool and Afifa Yousaf for their outstanding performance in academics and co-curricular fields respectively.
Earlier in her welcome address, Principal Nasreen Mirza paid rich tributes to Professor Shaista Zaid as an outstanding student, an illustrious educationist and an administrator of immense calibre who became a role model of discipline, dedication and commitment. She has always been a remarkable orator, a brilliant newscaster and the proud recipient of Pride of Performance, Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Lifetime Achievement Awards.
The principal also presented a brief synopsis of curricular and co-curricular activities of the college for the last two years. In co-curricular activities, the zealous efforts of students and teachers led to a rich harvest of 87 individual prizes and 7 trophies for the year 2011-12 and 82 individual prizes and 15 trophies for the year 2012-13. "Our talented Fine Arts students won top 2 positions at district level and division level and third position at provincial level. On the basis of overall performance in the Inter-Regional Competitions organised by the FGEI Directorate, we have been the recipients of the trophy for the best performance in sports and co-curricular activities for the last 3 - 2010 to 2013," she said.
The chief guest gave away degrees and certificates to the graduates and distributed medals among them. In her address, Professor Shaista Zaid called it a 'momentous day', referring to her 43 years bonding with the college, as a student, teacher and principal.
Int'l moot on economic performance at GCU
Lahore: Government College University Lahore, Economics Department, is holding a two-day "International Conference on Institutions, Growth and Development in Pakistan" from Thursday (today) under the auspices of Higher Education Commission (HEC), US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Dairy and Rural Development Foundation (DRDF).
According to a press release issued on Wednesday, GCU Economics Department Chairperson Asif Saeed said the objective of the conference was to promote a dialogue on Pakistan's future development priorities in the light of economic performance of the past decade.
State Bank of Pakistan Director Monetary Policy Dr Hamza Malik, Planning Commission of Pakistan Deputy Chairman Dr Nadeem-ul-Haq, former Finance Minister Sartaj Aziz, USAID Director and Acting Consul General Lahore Jeffrey N. Bakken, former Secretary Finance Nawid Ahson, Bond University Australia's Economics Department Head Prof Dr Ahmad Khalid, Dr Abid Burki, Dr Salman Shah, Dr Aisha Ghaus Pasha and a large number of other eminent economists from Pakistan and aboard will address. The news