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BIEK announces 15% additional marks for first year students appeared in exams 2023

03:06 PM | 16 Feb, 2024
BIEK announces 15% additional marks for first year students appeared in exams 2023
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KARACHI – Caretaker Chief Minister Sindh Justice (Retd) Maqbool Baqir has directed the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) to give up to additional 15% marks to intermediate first year students of pre-engineering, pre-medical, and general science in examination 2023.

The decision was taken after the fact-finding committee submitted a report on the 2023 Intermediate Board exams results to the chief minister

In light of the report, the chief minister has also instructed the board to immediately remove the officials from their positions.

Furthermore, he has approved the committee's recommendations to award an additional 15% marks to students of pre-engineering, pre-medical, and general science, who appeared in 2023 intermediate part.

He said students of first year will be given an additional 15 marks in Mathematics, 15 marks in Physics and Statistics, 12 marks in Chemistry, and 12 marks in Botany and Zoology.

Furthermore, the Chief Minister of Sindh has directed to formulate a paper pattern and marking scheme for papers before the start of the academic year and to increase the number of examination centers by 10.

The chief minister said the paper pattern and marking scheme will remain in effect for at least three years.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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