RBISE announces Inter Part-I results
Rawalpindi, Oct 14: Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) on Friday announced the results of Intermediate Part-I examination with the 44.59 % success rate. According to RBISE, out of 55,595 candidates 24,790 succeeded, whereas the total number of students who appeared in the examination included 30858 girls and 24737 boys. The candidates can visit RBIS's website www.biserwp.edu.pk to check their results. They can also contact Controller of Examinations RBISE in case of any query. Daily times
Decision to end parts system for exams in Punjab
Rawalpindi: Provincial Ministry of Education has decided to end the system of taking Matric and Intermediate examinations in parts in the Punjab province.
According to decision, system of taking by parts examinations of Matric-Part-I, Part-II (9th , 10th) and Intermediate (FA, FSc)-Part-I, Part-II (11th , 12th) has been ended.
The examinations of Matric and Intermediate will be conducted as a whole instead of parts in year 2016. In this regard the students' registration will be started from year 2015.
It may be noted that all nine Boards of Punjab earlier took Matric and Intermediate examinations as whole instead of parts but latterly they had started to take these examinations in parts like Federal Board.
AIOU to receive admission forms till Oct 15
Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will receive the admissions form of its SSC to PhD level programmes with late fee charges for the Semester Autumn, 2014 till October 15.
The candidates around the country could submit their admission forms with late fee charges till October 15 at all the countrywide branches of Bank Al-Falah, Habib Bank Ltd, First Women Bank and Allied Bank and at the nominated branches of National Bank of Pakistan and Muslim Commercial Bank.
The late fee charges are Rs100 for matriculation, Rs200 for PTC, intermediate and graduation, and Rs500 for bachelor of education and master's programmes.
AIOU has already been approved special fee concession for those candidates who residing in flood-affected areas and for the IDPs, in this connection, all Regional Directors have been advised to propagate the fee concision's decision in all the affected areas.
AIOU exams from 20th
Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will conduct its final exams of ATTC, PTC, CT and B.Ed programmes for the Semester Spring, 2014 from October 20.
This was announced by Iqbal Hussain, controller of Exams, AIOU. The roll number slips, he said have been dispatched to all the eligible/enrolled students at their given addresses by Postal Mail Service.
The students who will not receive their roll number slips till October 15, have been advised to contact the nearest Regional Office of the University for issuance of duplicate roll number slip. For duplicate roll number slip students are required to bring two passport size photographs duly attested by the gazetted officer.
IIU welcomes appointment of Professor Yasinzai as rector
Islamabad: The International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, has celebrated the appointment of Professor Masoom Yasinzai as its rector.
Top university officials and employees felicitated Dr Masoom Yasinzai declaring his appointment as a major development towards the progress of the university.
On the advice of the prime minister, President Mamnoon Hussain had appointed Professor Masoom as the IIU rector.
Professor Masoom, former vice chancellor of Balochistan University and Quaid-i-Azam University, had been holding the acting charge of the rector for almost three years.
The university officials said first IIU saw appointment of Dr Al-Draiweesh as its president for four years and now it had got a permanent rector.
They felt the two appointments would help the university touch new heights of excellence.
To congratulate the rector, a ceremony was held on the university's new campus, where all DGs, deans, directors, administrative officers, faculty members and other employees were in attendance.
IIU veteran Gulzar Ahmed Khwaja said the university staff and students were happy at the appointment of the president and rector as the appointees had great exposure, vision and leadership qualities and would pave the way for the university's success.
The deans and directors expressed the hope that the rector would set new trends of research at university.
Professor Masoom Yasinzai thanked speakers for congratulating him on appointment said he would work for the internationalisation of the university.
He said he would also work for expanding his university's ties with other universities.
The rector also appreciated the efforts of President and university chancellor Mamnoon Hussain and Pro-Chancellor IIU Professor Dr. Suliman A. Aba Al-Khail for progress of the university.
IIU to electrify campus with solar energy
Islamabad: In a bid to its power expenses, the International Islamic University (IIU) has planned to turn to solar energy to electrify its main campus.
Under the plan, 10 megawatts electricity is to be generated by installing grid solar panels.
According to a key member of the IIU staff, a special committee comprising the university's technical experts, directors and relevant people has been formed to explore ways and means to execute the plan.
The committee has also been tasked with examining the possibility of developing partnerships with investors and technical organisations concerned to make the project more feasible.
The university's current energy requirements total two megawatts.
The staff member said the energy produced in excess would be provided to the interested organisations and thus, generating more revenue for university. The news