CAP Raises Admission Seats

KARACHI:18 September : Director Colleges Nasir-ul-Ansar, while addressing a press conference at Government Women College, Shahrah-e-Liaquat, on Monday stated that increase in the number of candidates as compared to those of previous years was a positive sign and that Centralised Admission Policy (CAP) had increased the number of seats in view of the same.

Ansar announced the admission lists prepared by CAP for Pre-Engineering (Male) and Computer Science (Male & Female) candidates. Coordinator to Education Minister, Naveed Zubairi, and Principal National College were also present.

Ansar said that they had compiled data of all forms collected by CAP while admissions lists would be published within a week. He added that CAP had collected almost 84,000 forms, out of which, 1,791 were for Computer Science (Males). However, only 807 students got admissions in the field. Ansar said, “Under the same pattern, CAP received 1,300 forms for Computer Science (Females) out of 698 admissions were granted, whereas the remaining candidates would get admissions in Pre-Engineering.” Ansar said that 17,211 students qualified for admissions in the Pre-Engineering group.

He said: “After deliberations with BIEK, it has been decided that students with below 50 percent marks, will not be granted with admissions in Pre-Engineering group.”

He also informed that they had directed all colleges not to collect any kind of charges from students except for the admission form fee, which is not more than Rs 25.Daily Times.