Saturday, April 11, 2015

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) 'passes' student who had passed away

ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), the biggest separation learning establishment in the nation, passed a perished understudy in a 24-day workshop he was obliged to go to on grounds.

As indicated by sources, staff individuals routinely hit manages understudies to stamp them show at workshops they neglect to go to.

Be that as it may, confirmation of such arrangements surfaced when a MA Arabic Student (name withheld) from Gujrat was checked present in a 24-day workshop which occurred after his passing.

Prior to the workshop started, the understudy reached a few authorities at the AIOU Arabic Department and educated them that he was so unwell it was not possible go to the workshop.

As per sources, the authorities offered to stamp him show at the workshops, in return for Rs5,000.

The arrangement was profited dispatched.

Notwithstanding, the understudy passed away on August 1, 2014 yet the authorities did not figure out. They finished on the arrangement and checked him introduce at the workshop which started a couple of days after his passing.

As indicated by the as of late declared result, the understudy with move number Y574473 passed the 24-day workshop which occurred after his demise. The outcome card, accessible with Dawn, expresses that the understudy is presently just needed to show up for composed exams.

As per tenets, if an understudy is not able to go to both the exam and the workshop, the outcome states R/E/W (Reappear in Exam and Workshop) and if an understudy goes to and passes the workshop yet fizzles or does not show up in an exam, the outcome states R/E (Reappear in Exam).

A R/E is composed by the understudy's name on the outcome card.

The understudy's sibling told Dawn, his sibling kicked the bucket on August 1, 2014 yet is not mindful of any arrangements made between AIOU staff and his sibling.

An employee told Dawn that the college utilizes a standard instruction framework, which obliges understudies to finish their assignments freely and go to learning workshops before showing up for examinations.

"Lamentably AIOU has been not able to counter conning systems, for example, replicated assignments and false participation records. Such practices have been carrying on, unabated, for the last numerous years," he said.

"In the event that we figure out how to put a stop to bamboozling, our college can deliver best understudies," the employee included.

At the point when reached, AIOU Controller Examination Sohail Nazir Rana, who as of late assumed responsibility, affirmed that a R/E on an outcome explanation implies the understudy is just needed to return in exams and has passed the workshop and assignments segment.

As to issue of the late understudy, he said the college will hold a request to focus certainties.