Sindh reduces passing marks for JEST, PST by 5%

Sindh reduces passing marks for JEST, PST by 5%


After the appalling outcomes of junior elementary faculty lecturers in Sindh, the provincial cupboard determined to cut back passing marks no less than 5% as a matter of coverage from 55% at the moment required for recruiting lecturers.

The Sindh authorities additional lowered
the passing marks for particular candidates, girls candidates, and minorities.

The choice was taken at a gathering
which was presided over by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday.

The Sindh cupboard accepted a
proposal submitted by the Sindh Training Division, which proposed reducing
the passing marks of the next candidates:

  • From
    55% to 50% for ladies
  • From
    55% to 33% for particular candidates
  • 50%
    for candidates belonging to minorities

The schooling division briefed the
cupboard on JEST outcomes.

The take a look at, performed in September
this 12 months, by the Sukkur IBA Testing Service in partnership with the provincial
authorities. About 11,549 candidates cleared the take a look at for major faculty
lecturers (PSTs) in opposition to whole seats of 32,510 within the province.

As many as 14,000 candidates
appeared within the take a look at, competing for 14,039 seats. The proportion of profitable
candidates was simply 0.78% for the first lecturers’ examination. Only one,385 candidates
have been declared profitable.

Greater than 500,000 functions had
been obtained in opposition to 46,500 vacancies within the province.

Labor wages

In the meantime, the Sindh cupboard additionally set the minimal wage at Rs25,000 throughout the province.

“The rise in wage is important for the face of rising inflation throughout the nation,” the chief minister stated. “A committee will quickly be shaped which is able to take motion in opposition to those that should not abiding by this directive.”

He additionally jibed on the federal
authorities, saying that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf authorities appeared
fixated upon amending legal guidelines and churning out ordinances benefiting them.

The CM maintained that the choice can be relevant with fast impact, and directed all involved who have been paying lower than this quantity to instantly repair the minimal wage at Rs25,000.

The cupboard additionally accepted the allotment of 433.25 acres of land to Sindh Engro Coal Mining Firm.

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