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Karachi board postpones Intermediate Part I supplementary exam

11:05 PM | 2 Feb, 2024
Karachi board postpones Intermediate Part I supplementary exam
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The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) on Friday postponed many papers of the Intermediate Part I Supplementary Examination. The exam was scheduled to begin on February 6. 

The decision comes days before the general election on February 8 and the subsequent closure of educational institutions from February 6 to 11.

Postponed papers include botany paper I (Science Pre-Medical), statistics paper I (General Science), biology & bacteriology (Home Economics), commerce papers I (Regular & Private), Socs paper I & sociology paper I (Arts Regular & Private), statistics paper I (Arts Regular), nursing paper I, and outlines of home economics paper I (Special Candidates).

The postponed exams will now be held on February 12 at the same designated examination centers.
The decision was made based on a notification issued by the Government of Sindh regarding the election-related closure of educational institutions.

Students scheduled to take the postponed papers on February 6 will need to adjust their study schedules and be prepared for the new exam date.

This postponement may cause inconvenience and require additional effort from students who have already planned their study routines.

Meanwhile, the Karachi Intermediate Board has written a letter to the anti-corruption department to register a criminal case against its officials 

The officials include two former chairmen, examination controllers and eight officials for fabricating the exam results of the Karachi Inter Board students. 

A case has been filled against two former chairmen of Karachi Inter Board, Dr. Saeed-ud-din and Naseem Ahmed Memon.

The examinations were held between 2021 and 2022 the results of which were fabricated.

The caretaker Sindh chief minister had ordered an investigation into the matter.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 20 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 20, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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