LAHORE:The Government Central Model School, Rettigon Road, has expelled around 150 students on different charges, including prolonged absence, not attending summer camp and poor performance in annual exams of Class 9.
On Tuesday, a large number of parents of the students visited the school and sought readmission of their children. Some of them also protested against the school management, alleging their children were expelled despite the fact that they had duly informed the administration about the leaves. They said that some students had not come to school after annual summer vacation because they were observing Aitkaf, while some others were ill during the period.
However, the school management dismissed the claim, saying that such strict actions were needed to maintain discipline in the school.
An official claimed that, before expelling the students, the school management had sent notices at their residences but no one had paid heed to their warning.
Entrance test for engineering on 11th: The entrance test for admission to the engineering institutions of Punjab for Undergraduate Programmes (Entry-2011) will be held on September 11 (Sunday) at 10.00 am.
The test will be simultaneously held at UET Lahore, UET Taxila, BZU Engineering College Multan, Islamia University Bahawalpur, NFC Institute of Engineering Research & Fertilizer Faisalabad, University of Gujrat, Siddeeq Public School, 6th Road Satellite Town, Rawalpindi, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar and Balochistan Boys Scout Association Office Quetta.
All the candidates have been advised to reach the test centres at least one hour before the commencement of the test.
Meanwhile, UET Vice Chancellor Lt Gen (r) Muhammad Akram Khan was given a briefing on the various departments like Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architecture Department and City and Regional Planning Department followed by visit to research centre.
He said education could overcome the menace of poverty, unemployment and even terrorism in the country. He acknowledged the achievements of the departments and stressed the need for having more PhD faculty in the university.The news.