CONDUCT OF EXAMINATIONS:
Ordinarily, one Superintendent and one Deputy Superintendent shall be appointed for each center and where necessary, the Controller of Examinations shall arrange for the appointment of one or more persons to assist the Superintendents. Further, Resident Inspectors, Mobile Inspectors, Special Inspectors and Distributing Inspectors may also be appointed for the smooth conduct of an examination. NOTE:- All such appointments as aforesaid shall be made by the Controller of Examinations with the approval of the Chairman. In any emergency, the Chairman may himself issue any such appointment order.
APPOINTMENT AND DUTIES OF RESIDENT INSPECTOR:
1. Resident Inspector shall keep a watch over Examination centre being conducted in his institution.
2. Resident Inspector will extend every possible assistance to Centre Superintendent for the smooth and fair conduct of Examination, including elimination of disturbance/interference by out-seders.
3. The Resident Inspector shall be required to stay in his office during the conduct of the examination. However, he may visit the centre under the direction of the Board or on the request of the centre superintendent. Persons falling in categories mentioned below are not eligible for appointment as Resident Inspector.
1. If he is appointed as Superintendent/Inspector or Member of Mobile Squad etc.
2. If his close relative is appearing in the centre.
3. If the Board disqualifies him. In such cases the Head of the Institutions shall inform the Controller of Examinations immediately, who will make alternate arrangements for appointment of the Resident Inspector.
APPOINTMENT OF RESIDENT INSPECTOR:
1. All heads of institutions will be appointed as Resident Inspectors where Examination centre is constituted.
Duties of the Centre Superintendent:
The rules relating to the duties of Superintendents, including the directions to candidates shall be framed or amended by the Board from time to time.
Unless otherwise provided in the rules, the direction contained is the hand Book for superintendent and Supervisory Staff and Instruction for Oral and Practical Examiners will be part and parcel of these rules and shall be strictly followed.
Every day before the examination begins, the Superintendent or the Deputy Superintendent shall call upon the candidates to search their pockets and part with and deliver to him all papers, books or notes, which they may have in their possession. No latecomer shall be admitted unless this warning has been repeated to him/her at the gate.
The Superintendent or the Deputy Superintendent or both, as the case may be, shall forward to the Controller of Examinations, every day, a declaration signed by him or them and by at least two invigilators then on duty, to the effect that he/she did call upon the candidates to search their pockets and to surrender all papers, books or notes in their possession and this statement shall be conclusive evidence of the contents of the declaration.
Rule No. 6.5.
The Superintendent or the Deputy Superintendent or the invigilator or Chairman or the Controller of Examinations, or the inspector of Centre or any other officer/official duly authorised by the Board in this behalf may search any candidate to satisfy himself that he has not anything in his possession which may provide assistance in solving his papers. However, the female staff deputed for the conduct of examination will deal with female candidates.
Any candidate who fails to part with or is found to have in his possession or accessible to him, papers, books or notes relating to the subject of examination of that paper or detected in giving or receiving assistance, or using or attempting to use any other unfairmeans in connection with the examination, or is guilty of any offence mentioned hereinafter shall he liable to expulsion form the Examination Hall by Superintendent of the Centre, or the Controller of Examination or the Inspector of Centres, or any other officer duly authorised by the Controller of Examination, as well as to any other action that the Board may deem fit .
If a candidate is found guilty of removing a leaf or part of it, from his/her answer book, his/her answer book shall be liable to cancellation. The Superintendent shall register an unfairmeans case against the candidate.
If a candidate is found having in his/her possession or accessible to him/her in the examination centre, papers, books or notes, he/she shall be disqualified from passing that particular examination and appearing in one immediately following examination.
If a candidate is found guilty of any of the following offences, he/she shall be disqualified from passing that examination and from appearing in one immediately following examination:
(i) making false representation in his admission form or any other document connected with the examination;
(ii) forging another person’s signatures on any document;
(iii) refusing to obey the Superintendent or any other member of the supervisory staff in or around an examination centre; or refusing to give statement when found using unfairmeans;
(iv) refusing to follow any instructions issued by the Board in connection with an examination;
(v) disclosing his/her identity directly or indirectly by making peculiar marks in his/her answer book.
If a candidate is found guilty of any of the following offences, he/she shall be disqualified from passing that examination and from appearing in two immediately following examinations:-
(i) Copying from any paper, book or note;
(ii) giving or receiving any assistance for solving any part of question paper or allowing any other candidate to copy from his/her answer book, or attempting to do so;
(iii) communicating or attempting to communicate, directly or indirectly, with an examiner with a view to influencing him/her in the award of marks;
(iv) Inducing or attempting to induce, directly or indirectly, an official of the Board or any person engaged in connection with an examination to give any kind of undue assistance to him including disclosure of guarded information;
(v) misbehaving or creating any kind of disturbance in or around an examination centre including staging of or inciting for a walkout;
(vi) taking/smuggling the whole or a part of an answer book or a continuation sheet into or out of an examination centre;
(vii) substituting the whole or a part of an answer book or a continuation sheet by an answer book or a continuation sheet not duly issued to him/her for the examination;
(viii) forging, mutilating, altering, erasing or otherwise tampering with any document connected with an examination or making undue use of such document or abetting in the commission of such offences;
(ix) using abusive or obscene language in answer book or a continuation sheet.
If a candidate is found guilty of any of the following offences, he/she shall be disqualified from passing that examination and from appearing in five or more immediately following examinations, or be declared as not a fit person to be admitted to any future examination of the Board, according to the seriousness of the offence and the circumstances of the case;
(i) possessing fire-arms or other implement capable of being used as weapon of offence in or around an examination centre;
(ii) abetting in or committing misconduct of a serious nature such as impersonating, unauthorized change of examination centre, abusing, assaulting or threatening to assault any person engaged in connection with an examination or an official of the Board.
If a candidate is found guilty of using any other form of unfairmeans not specifically mentioned in the rules, he/she shall be awarded such penalty as the competent authority may determine, provided that the penalty so awarded will not exceed the maximum punishment laid down in rule 6.10.
Notwithstanding anything contrary to the rules, if an impersonator is on the rolls of a recognised institution, the Board may order his/her expulsion from the institution for two years or more, and cancel the diploma or certificate, if any, awarded to him/her previously. If the impersonator is not on the rolls of any institution, diploma or certificate or degree in his/her possession shall be cancelled by the concerned Board/University.
Rule No. 6.14.
If a candidate is found guilty of more offences than one, the punishments awarded to him/her for such offences may run concurrently or consecutively as the competent authority may determine and in the later case the words "that examination" occurring in these rules shall mean the examination immediately following the completion of preceding punishment.
If a person commits a cognizable offence, the Chairman may, in addition to taking action under the above rules, initiate legal proceedings against the offender under the law for the time being in force.
Rule No. 6.16.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these rules, the Chairman shall have the power to award suitable punishment without reference to the Discipline Committee to any candidate or to any student on the rolls of an affiliated institution who creates disturbance of any kind during the examination or otherwise misbehaves in or around any examination hall.
Whoever, in the opinion of the Board, or a Competent Authority or a Committee or an officer appointed by the Board, is found guilty of:
(1) premature disclosure of question or question paper knowing that such question or question paper may be put or set at an examination, written or oral; or
(2) substitution of an answer book, or any portion thereof; or
(3) awarding with dishonest motive, marks more or less than the marks deserved by a candidate, if the person doing so is an examiner; or
(4) recording in any document with dishonest motive marks more or less than the marks awarded to a candidate by the examiner concerned, if the person doing so is other than the examiner; or
(5) supplying to a candidate during his/her examination, answer to a question contained in a question paper or a question put or be put at an oral examination; or
(6) mutilations, alteration, interpolation or erasure in any certificate or other document or any record maintained by the Board, or in any manner using or causing to be used a certificate, document or record knowing that it is so mutilated, altered, interpolated or erased; or
(7) divulging or procuring information pertaining to the examination papers, answer books, examiners, conduct of examinations, fictitious roll numbers, examination results, or any information incidental thereto; or
(8) falsification of official examination results by any means including substitution of answer books, mutilations, alteration or falsification of any record of the Board; or
(9) impeding the progress of examination at any examination centre by any means whatsoever; or
(10) assaulting or threatening to assault in or around the examination hall any person in charge of an examination centre or any other person employed in connection with an examination ; or
(11) approaching or influencing any employee of the Board to act corruptly or dishonestly in the conduct of an examination, declaration of an examination result, or marking of papers or obtaining secret information relating to an examination; or
(12) attempting or abetting in the commission of any of the aforesaid acts; concealing or mis-stating facts in any form or document submitted to the Board, shall be liable to such action as the Board may deem fit. A finding of fact arrived at by the Board or a Competent Authority or Committee or an officer appointed by the Board for that purpose, shall be conclusive and shall not be called into question in any executive, administrative or judicial proceedings.
If an Examiner or a Superintendent or any other person employed in connection with an examination fails to comply with any instruction issued by the Board or any of its officers, or commits any other irregularity; or secures such appointment by supplying wrong particulars through mis-statement of facts, the Chairman or any officer authorised by him, may:-
(a) rescind the appointment; or
(b) refuse to pay the whole or any part of remuneration; or
(c) recover the amount spent by the Board as a result of non-compliance of instruction; or
(d) take any other action that may be deemed necessary. after issuising a show cause notice to him/her to explain his/her position within 14 days of the issue of the show cause notice or giving him/her an opportunity of personal hearing.
The Chairman or any officer authorized by him shall be the sole judge whether there has been any mis-statement of facts or irregularity or non-compliance of instructions.
(i) The moment any sort of complaint is received against any candidate before the declaration of result, his result be withheld till the final decision of the complaint i.e. upto appeal and revision by either side i.e., candidate as well as the office. The Controller of Examination or an officer authorised by the Chairman shall register an Unfair mean case, frame charges against the accused candidate and issue the charge sheet to him demanding his explanation in writing and asking him to state if he wants to be heard in person, he shall be heard by the competent authority. If no reply is received. in the charge sheet within 15 days after its receipt by the accused candidate, the Controller of Examinations shall issue a reminder to the accused candidate warning him that exparte action shall be taken against him, if not reply is received within 10 days after the receipt of reminder by the candidate. On receipt of the reply to the charge sheet, the Controller of Examinations, shall place it before the Discipline Committee with the approval of the Chairman together with the charge sheet.
(ii) When the Discipline Committee is unanimous, its decision shall be final. If the Committee is not unanimous, the matter shall be decided by a Third Person, to be nominated by the Chairman, and his decision shall be final.
(iii) No lawyer or next of a kin or a friend shall be allowed to appear on behalf of or assist an accused candidate during the proceeding of Discipline or Appeal or Review Committee under these rules.
(iv) If a candidate to whom the decision of the competent authority is communicated has valid reason, he may file an appeal within 30 days of the date of receipt of the decision in writing and by depositing such fee as prescribed by the Board by time to time in the Board’s account, addressed to the Controller of Examinations. The appeal shall be considered by a committee of Appeal comprising three persons to be nominated by the Chairman, excluding the persons who may have dealt with the case at a previous stage, and the appellant will be given an opportunity to be heard in person by the committee of Appeal if he so desires. However, such a candidate may file a revision against the decision of the Appeal Committee with the Chairman within 15 days after such decision by depositing such fee as prescribed by the Board from time to time in Board’s account. The Chairman may appoint a Committee and in the light of the recommendations of the Committee, final decision shall be made by the Chairman. The Controller of Examinations or any other officer authorised by him has also right to prefer an appeal and revision with the approval of the Chairman against the decision of the discipline committee and Appeal Committee without depositing any fee.
(v) A candidate desiring to cross examine the centre Superintendent or any member of the Supervisory staff may be allowed to do so subject to the condition that he/she pays the expenses required in this connection.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these rules, no act or proceeding by the Discipline Committee to deal with case of the alleged use of unfairmeans in connection with the examinations shall be invalidated merely by reason of the existence of a vacancy or vacancies on the committee, absence of a member, or by reason of any irregularity in the appointment of any member of the committee.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these rules, it shall not be necessary for the Standing Committee to actually meet to carry on the proceedings or to take decisions regarding the cases allotted to it and it shall be open to the members of the Committee to record their opinion or decision when relevant papers are placed before them.
Rule No. 6.22.
(1) The Chairman shall nominate members of Discipline and Appeal Committees. Each Discipline Committee shall comprise atleast two, whereas each appeal Committees shall consist of three members.
(2) The chairman may nominate three members for the review Committee if he so desires who would submit its recommendations to the Chairman for approval.
Rule No. 6.23.
Definitions for the purpose of these rules :
(1) "Competent Authority" means the Standing Committees or the Third person nominated under these rules.
(2) “Superintendent” means the Superintendent of an examination centre of the Board.
(3) “Examination centre” means the premises on which the Board holds an examination.
(4) “Standing Committee” means Discipline, Appeal and Review Committees or any other Committee constituted by the Chairman/Board for any specific purpose under these rules:-
(i) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Rules, a candidate or an impersonator, on the expiry of six consecutive examinations (Annual and Supplementary) including the examination in connection with which he was declared to be not a fit and proper person to be admitted to any future examination may as a special case, be exempted by the Board from further operation of the relevant Rules.
(ii) In the case of examination, which are held once a year, disqualification from two examinations (Annual and Supplementary) will mean disqualification for one year.
(iii) If a candidate tampers with or forges an entry in a Certificate or any other document issued by the Board, he shall be deemed to have used unfairmeans. The Board may cancel the document in question or cancel his result or take such other action, as it may deem necessary.
(iv) If a candidate after appearing in the Part-I Examination is panelized in Part-II examination on account of unfairmeans his/her result for the Part-I and Part-II examinations shall stand cancelled.
CONSTITUTION OF EXAMINATION CENTRES:
Rule No. 7.1.
No place shall be constituted as the centre of examination unless:
1. adequate arrangements for furniture, accommodation etc. are made by the institution to the satisfaction of the Controller of Examination; and
2. minimum number of regular candidates likely to appear at a centre for the written examination is as follows:
(i) Secondary School Certificate Examination or Intermediate Examination (Boys) 150
(ii) Secondary School Certificate or Intermediate Examination (Girls)75
(iii) Languages (Boys) 100 (v) Languages (Girls) 50
(iv) P.T.C., C.T, OT, Art and Crafts (Boys) 100
(v) P.T.C., C.T, OT, Art and Crafts (Girls) 70
Rule No. 7.2.
The minimum number of candidates likely to appear in a practical centre for the Secondary School Certificate or Intermediate Examination and PTC, CT, OT and Art and Crafts Examination shall be 40.
A special centre for the Secondary School Certificate Examination or Intermediate Examination may be constituted on payment of the Examination fee prescribed for the private candidates of Humanities Group per short candidate subject to a minimum of Rs. 5000/- whichever is maximum provided that the number of candidates likely to appear from that centre is not less than the following minima:-
Secondary School certificate Examination
(1) 60 in case of male (regular)
(2) 40 in case of female (regular)
(1) 75 in case of male (regular)
(2) 50 in case of female (regular)
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these rules, the Chairman shall have the power to constitute a place as a centre of examination under special circumstances on such terms as may be determined by him.
Rule No. 7.5.
If the number of candidates at a centre already sanctioned has fallen below the prescribed minimum strength, the centre will be discontinued. In order to determine the number for retaining a centre, the average of the last three years will be taken into consideration.
Each institution shall make available such accommodation and furniture and other articles or accessories as may be required by the Board for constituting a centre of Examination. Note: For constitution of centre, only regular students of an institution are to be taken into account.
If fee is paid for the creation of a new centre but the centre is not created for some reason or the other, the fee is refundable to the institution which has applied for the creation of the centre.
The Chairman may dissolve any examination centre during the examination on specific grounds or declare a place unsuitable for the conduct of an examination centre for such period as he may deem fit.
APPOINTMENT OF AMANUENSIS:
An amanuensis shall only be allowed in the case of:
(i) blind candidates;
(ii) candidates who are permanently disabled from writing with their own hands.
The Controller of Examination shall arrange for the appointment of an amanuensis and inform the Superintendent of the centre concerned.
The amanuensis shall be of a lower grade of education than the candidate and shall not be attached to the institution to which the candidate belongs.
The Superintendent shall arrange for a separate room for the disabled candidate and appoint a special supervisor for him.
The amanuensis shall be paid at the rate prescribed by the Board from time to time and the special supervisor according to the scheduled rates.
The claim of the amanuensis and the supervisor shall be included by the Superintendent in the bill of supervisors.
No additional fee shall be charged from a candidate who has been allowed an amanuensis.
Blind candidates may be given 45 minutes extra time for wiring their answers in the examination hall.
CHANGE OF CENTRE OF EXAMINATIONS:
Rule No. 9.1.
A centre once allotted shall normally not be changed. However, in order to avoid real hardship, the Controller of Examination may, in exceptional cases not covered by these rules, allow change of centre, subject to the approval of the Chairman. The local centre shall not be changed under any circumstances.
Candidates may be permitted to change the examination centre if the candidate or his/her father or guardian has been transferred. The fact of transfer shall be certified by the Head of the office in which the candidate or his/her father or guardian is transferred. The fact of transfer shall be certified by the Head of the office in which the candidate or his/her father or guardian is employed.
An application for a change of centre shall be made on a prescribed form and shall be submitted through the authority who had attested the admission form of the candidate.
The application must be accompanied by two copies of the candidate's photograph bearing the candidate's signature in full, duly attested on the back by the officer who had attested the admission form of the candidate.
Rule No. 9.5.
An application for change of centre shall ordinarily be entertained upto 20 days before the commencement of the examination.
Each application for change of centre shall be accompanied by prescribed fee which shall not be refunded even if the change of centre is not availed of or is not allowed.
Rule No. 9.7.
The Controller of Examination shall have the power to reject an application for a change of centre without assigning any reason.
RULES FOR PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS
REGRADING ADMISSION OF CANDIDATES TO THE PRIMARY TEACHING CERTIFICATE (PTC), CERTIFICATE IN TEACHING (CT), ORANTIAL TEACHING CERTIFICATE (OTC) CERTIFICATE IN ART AND CRAFTS (CAC) CERTIFICATE IN TEACHING, (HECO) EXAMINATIONS.
Note : The Word imparting masculine gender shall be taken to include females; and word in singular shall include the plural and vice-versa.
1. Commencement of Examination.
(1) The Primary Teaching Certificate, Certificate in Teaching, Oriental Teacher and Art & Crafts (DM) Examinations shall be held Annually on such dates and places as may be fixed by the Chairman and shall be open to regular as well as in service and such other candidates as may be specifically permitted under the Rules. The nomenclature of the Examinations shall be as under:-
(i) Primary Teaching Certificate (Annual) Examination. Primary Teaching Certificate (Supplementary) Examination.
(ii) Certificate in Teaching (Annual) Examination. Certificate in Teaching (Supplementary) Examination.
(iii) Oriental Teacher (Annual) Examination. Orient (iv) Art & Crafts (Annual) Examination. Art & Crafts (Supplementary) Examination.
2. Conditions of Eligibility for Regular Candidates..
In order to be eligible to appear in the PTC, CT, OT, ART, & Crafts (DM) Examinations, a regular candidate must have:
(1) Passed, not less than one year previously,
(i) The secondary School Certificate Examination in case of PTC Examination;
(ii) The Secondary School Certificate Examination with Drawing as one of the subject, in case of Art & Crafts Examinations;
(iii) The Intermediate Examination in the case of C.T. Examination;
(iv) The Secondary School Certificate & Fazil Examinations in the case of O.T. Examination. Provided that in case of a candidate who passed the Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate and Fazil Examinations by re-appearing in the failing subject/s, the period of one year shall be counted from the year in which he was permitted to re-appear.
(2) Been enrolled in an Institution for at least 39 weeks of the year preceding the Examination.
(3) Paid the prescribed enrolment and sports fee to the Board at the time to his admission to the Institution.
(4) Affixed three copies of his recent photograph (in case of male candidate) and thumb impression (in case of female candidate) duly signed by him/her and attested by the person who signs the certificates mentioned in the Rules. Note:- Female candidates are required to keep their photographs in the examination centre duly attested by the authority who attested their admission forms for proper identification.-
(5) submitted his/her admission forms and the prescribed fee to the office of the Board through the Head of his/her Institution by such dates as may be fixed by the Chairman, together with thefollowing certificates signed by the Head of the Institution,
(i) of possessing good moral character;
(ii) (a) of having attended not less than 75% of the total number of lecture delivered in each of the subject taken up for study; (b) of having performed at least at least 75% of the total number of practical prescribed for each subject of study a component of which comprises practical work.
(iii) (a) of having devoted during the 39 academic weeks preceding the Examination; (b) at least 30 hours to physical exercise. (c) at least 36 hours to manual works and Civil Defence.
(iv) of having satisfactorily performed the work of the class and the home task during his stay in the class. .
(v) Of having satisfactorily performed the work of the class and the home task during his stay in the class.
3. Record of student performance.
The Heads of Institutions will keep proper record of attendance, class assignments home task, manual work and Civil Defence training referred to in Rule 2(5) and proper record of the individual candidate as required under internal testing system. Accordingly, they will also maintain proper record of the marks obtained by students in the periodic tests held during the course of studies. They shall submit subject-wise marks obtained by the students on the award lists supplied by the Board just after the termination of the Board examination.
4. Counting of Lectures.
(2) The lectures shall ordinarily be counted from the beginning of the class upto the 14th day before the commencement of the examination.
(3) A candidate who gets admission late, his lectures periods shall be counted from the beginning of the academic session. If a candidate whose result of S.S.C, Intermediate, Fazil Examination is declared late, his lectures/periods shall be counted from the 10th day after the publication of result or his joining the institution whichever is earlier.
(4) If a candidate is short of the required number of lectures/practicals at the time of submission of his admission forms and fees to the Board but is likely to make up the shortage in due course of time. The Head of the Institution may send up his admission form and fees provisionally to the Board subject to confirmation when the candidate actually makes up the shortage. In case the candidate is unable to make up the shortage, upto the 14th day before the commencement of the Examination, the candidate becomes ineligible for the examination. The Head of the institution shall withdraw his candidature by writing to the Controller of Examinations not later than the 10th day before the commencement of the Examination, under registered cover failing which the admission fee will not be refunded.
(5) If a candidate is not short of the required number of lectures/practicals at the time of submission of his admission form and fees to the Board but subsequently falls short of the required percentage, the Head of the Institution shall withdraw the candidature by writing to the Controller of Examinations not later than the 10th day before the commencement of the Examination as defined under Rule 4 (3).
5. Condonation of shortage of lectures/practicals.
(a) No deficiency in attendance will be condoned . However, in case of a candidate who has been officially sent to take part in duly authorized Inter-Institutional/Inter-Board/Inter provincial or national activities, the lectures/practicals delivered/held during that period will not be counted towards the total number of lectures/practicals delivered/held for the purpose of calculating the prescribed percentage of lectures/practicals attended.
(b) A candidate whose deficiency in not made up, he shall not be permitted to appear in the Supplementary Examination unless, he makes up the deficiency before the Supplementary Examination.
6. Withdrawal of candidature.
The Head of Institution may withdraw the candidature in accordance with the Rule prescribed in the Board’s Calendar Chapter XII.
7. Conditions of eligibility for in-service candidates
(1) In order to be eligible to appear in the PTC., CT., OT., Art & Crafts(DM) Examinations, an in-service candidate must have passed, not less than one year previously:
(i) the SSC Examination in the case of PTC Examination;
(ii) the SSC Examination with Drawing as one of the subjects in the case of Art & Crafts (DM) Examinations;
(iii) the Intermediate Examination in the case of CT Examination;
(iv) the SSC & Fazil Examination in the case of OT Examination. Provided that in case of a candidate who passed the Secondary School Certificate. Intermediate and Fazil Examination by re-appearing in the failing subject/s, the period of one year shall be counted from the year in which he was permitted to re-appear.
(2) Submitted his admission form and the prescribed fee to the Board by such dates as may be fixed by the Chairman together with the following certificates signed by the authorized person.
(i) of being in service continuous for at-least nine months (upto the last date fixed for submission of admission forms without late fee) in a School maintained by the Govt. (Federal/Provincial) or Local Bodies (Corporations, Metropolitan Corporations, Municipal Committees and Town Committees Railway, WAPDA) as an un-trained or trained teacher.
(ii) Of possessing good moral character.
(iii) Of being in-service in the area falling within the territorial limits of the Boards.
(iv) Of not being a candidate for any examination to be conducted in the same year/session, by this or any other Board or University.
(3) Submit four copies of his/her recent photographs duly attested by the authority prescribed under rule 3.3.
8. Title of in-service candidate for appearing in other Examination
Subject to other conditions of eligibility;_
(i) Trained PTC Teachers shall be eligible for CT, OT, and Art & Crafts(DM) Examinations.
(ii) Trained OT, DM & Technical/Agriculture/PET teachers and other trades recognized as equivalent thereto shall be eligible for CT Examination.
(iii) Un-trained teachers of the following categories shall be eligible for the examination mentioned against each:- PTC un-trained for PTC Examination CT (EST) un-trained for CT Examination AT/OT un-trained for OT Examination DM un-trained for DM(Art & Crafts) Exams.
9. Checking of Eligibility of in-service candidate.
The eligibility of in-service candidates will be checked by the Board alongwith following original documents.
1. Appointment letter
2. Service Book
3. Qubz-ul-Wasool (Nine months)
4. Service Certificate upto date (DEO/Authority concerned)
10. Authority Competent to sign/attest the admission form.
The following persons shall be authorized to sign/attest the certificates mentioned in Rule7 & photographs/thumb impression of the candidates:- For Regular/Late Regular candidates.
(1) Head of the Institution concerned. For in-service candidates:-
(i) Head of the institution where the candidate is serving as a teacher, if the Head of the Institution is himself a candidate, then the Centre Headmaster/Headmistress concerned.
(ii) The admission form shall thereafter be counter-signed either by the (A.E.O. or DD.E.O/who soever the Incharge) then countersigned by the D.E.O./Authority concerned.
(iii) The service certificate may also be countersigned by the D.E.O. authority concerned.
(3) The authority attesting the admission form shall put his full signatures and stamp on the photographs/thumb impressions and admission forms of the candidates.
11. Conditions of eligibility for the late Regular Candidates.
(1) A regular candidate, who appeared and failed in one or two subjects, may re-appear in the immediately following examination as a late regular candidate.
(2) A regular candidate, who appeared and failed as a whole, may appear as a fresh candidate in full subjects, as a late regular candidate.
(3) A candidate of category 1 & 2 above, will also fulfill the conditions of Rule 7.
12. Candidates from outside territorial limits.
The P.T.C., C.T., OT., and Art & Crafts (D.M) Examinations shall also be open to a candidate residing permanent or temporarily in or belonging to a place within the territorial limits of the Board. Such candidates shall produce the following certificates in addition to the certificates mentioned in Rule-7.:-
(a) that he has been residing permanently or temporarily in or belonging to a place within the territorial limits of the Board.
(b) That the relevant Board has no objection to the candidate’s taking the examination conducted by the Board.
13. Number of attempts to qualify the examination.
(1) To qualify for the grant of PTC, CT, OT, and Art & Crafts (DM) Examinations, a candidate shall be provided with a maximum of three consecutive opportunities which will commence from and include the examination in which a candidate appears for the first time provided that the candidate must pass in atleast 10 subjects in PTC & CT Examinations, 8 subjects in Art & Crafts (DM) Examination and 7 subjects in OT Examination in the first attempt in order to be eligible to re-appear in the failing/left over subjects in the second and third attempt.
(2) If a candidate fails to qualify the examination in the first or second attempts, he shall be granted exemption in the subject/s in which he has passed in an attempt/attempts and allowed to re-appear in the subsequent attempt in the subject/s in which he has failed. Such a candidate on qualifying the examination shall be granted a certificate of having passed the examination “by parts”.
(3) No additional examination opportunity shall be provided in lieu of an opportunity missed for any reason except in the following cases.:-
(i) Candidates involved in cases of alleged use of unfairmeans but acquitted and the decision is taken so late that the period of the chances already permitted expires.
(ii) Candidates whose results remain incomplete or completed late on the part of the Board and resultantly they miss the permitted chances.
(4) Candidates of the said categories shall have the option to appear in the next examination immediately following the declaration of their result. In case the result is not declared forty days before the commencement of the next examination, they would have the option to appear either in the immediate next examination or the next following examination.
(5) A candidate, who fails to qualify the examination in the permissible three consecutive attempts, may repeat the examination as a fresh candidate in full subjects, if otherwise eligible.
14. A candidate who is blind or deaf and dumb may qualify the examination without any restriction to the number of examination without any restriction to the number of examination opportunities/attempts referred to above and they will be exempted from reappearing the papers in which they have once passed.
15. Absence from the Examination:
(1) A candidate, who has failed to appear in one or two subjects of an examination, shall be treated to have failed to secure pass marks in the subject/subjects.
(2) A candidate, who failed to appear as a whole, shall be treated absent for the examination and no result card will be issued.
(3) A candidate accepted for an examination who remained absent throughout the examination will be permitted to appear in the next examination in all the subjects on submission of fresh form and fee if otherwise eligible.
16. Scheme of Studies.
The Scheme of Studies for the P.T.C., C.T., OT., and Art & Crafts (DM)Examination including subjects, Combination of subjects, groups, their weight age in term of marks, number of papers for a subject the duration of each paper etc. shall be such as may be prescribed.
17. Medium of Examination.
The medium of examination in all subjects except English shall be Urdu, provided that nothing in this Rule restrict the translation of an English passage into Urdu and vice/versa.
18. Pass Marks.
In order to pass in a subject, a candidate must obtain at least 33% of the total number of marks allowed to the subject, provided that a fraction in the minimum pass marks shall be ignored.
19. Qualifying Conditions.
To qualify for the grant of PTC,CT, OT and Art & Crafts(DM) Examinations, a candidate must pass in all the subjects, offered according to the scheme of studies. It shall be compulsory for a candidate to pass External & Internal Examinations separately.
20. Placement in Grades.
A candidate, who has qualified for the grant of the PTC, CT,OT and Art & Crafts (DM) certificates, shall be placed in one of the following grades:- Percentage of Marks: Grade Remarks 80% and above marks A+ Exceptional 70% and above marks but below 80% A Excellent 60% and above marks but below 70% B Very Good 50% and above marks but below 60% C Good 40% and above marks but below 50% D Fair Minimum pass marks & above but below 40% Satisfactory
21. Unfairmeans in Examination.
(1) A candidate, who was disqualified for use of unfairmeans in an examination, shall be allowed to appear in the subsequent examination after the expiry of the period of disqualification in the syllabi enforced in full subjects if otherwise eligible.
(2) Candidates who were allowed to re-appear in one or more subjects in the Annual/Supplementary Examination and were disqualified for use of unfairmeans in that examination may be allowed to appear in that/those subjects after the expiry of the period of disqualification in the syllabus/ syllabi in-force Provided that this facility would not be available to the candidate appearing in the last permitted chance.
22. Transfer from other Boards.
(1) The candidate of the following services may be permitted to complete their examination in this Board on producing No Objection Certificate and Detailed Marks Certificate from the concerned Board in the event of their Guardian/Parents transfer from one jurisdiction to another jurisdiction:-
(2) A candidate whose in Service parents are transferred to the jurisdiction of the Board, after having already cleared some of the subjects, from other Board , may be permitted to complete the examination by re-appearing in the remaining subjects. Such a candidate, on passing the remaining subjects, shall be granted the Certificate of having passed the examination and the marks obtained by him in the subjects cleared by him from other Boards shall be in-corporated in the Certificate along with the name of that Board.
(3) The students who had paid admission fee and had filed in admission papers with a Board where their parents were working as public servants, will be allowed to appear in the examination of the new Board in whose jurisdiction their parents had been transferred and they had to accompany them .in such case the admission form and the fee will be transferred to the new Board to enable the students to appear in the respective examination.
23. Rates of admission fees etc. and submission of admission forms.
1. The prescribed rates of examination fee including the fee for issuing subject-wise marks and the final certificate for PTC, Art & Crafts (DM), CT and OT Examinations will be applicable.
2. Registration fee of Rs.125+35 as sports fee shall be payable to the Board by each Regular candidate at the time of his admission to the class in an institution and by each in-service candidate at the time of submission of his admission form and fees for the examination. The Registration and sports fee will be charge-able once for an examination
(i) The rates of fee for the Examination shall be such as may be prescribed by the Board from time to time.
(ii) The admission form and admission fee shall be accepted according to the following three phases:- 1st phase with single fee 2nd phase with double fee 3rd phase with Tripple fee(upto 20 days before the commencement of examination). Phases for the supplementary examination will be at the discretion of the Chairman.
(iii) The admission form and fee should reach the office on the date fixed by the Chairman without late fee. If an admission form is sent by registered post and the prescribed fee is deposited in the Bank or sent by money order on or before the last date fixed for receipt of admission forms without late fee, the admission form shall be considered to have been received in time provided this is received in Board’s office within 5 days of the last date fixed without late fee.
(iv) Admission forms received in contravention of rule 5.1 shall be rejected. However, such admission forms may be resubmitted on payment of the prescribed fee payable on the date of re-submission according to the schedule together with such fine as may be prescribed by the Board.
(v) If the result of a candidate is declared late, except for reasons of any default on his part and the candidate has to re-appear in a subsequent examination on the basis of that result, the admission form and the prescribed fee of such a candidate for the examination may be accepted without the payment of late fee with 15 days from the date of declaration of his/her result or the date fixed for submission of forms and fees without late fee, whichever is later.
24. Eligibility to re-appear.
A candidate who has failed in an examination may present himself for one or more subsequent examination provided that he shall, on each occasion, satisfy the office that he has fulfilled the conditions laid down in the Rules for admission of candidates to the Examination conducted by the Board. Provided further that a student from a recognized Institution, who is unable to clear an examination of the Board within a period of one year from the date of his first failure, will not be admitted to any examination after that period as Regular candidate. He may, thereafter, sit in the Public Examination as a late regular candidate.
25. Syllabi of the Examination.
The candidates of all the categories shall take the examination in the current syllabi.
26. Restrictions to appear in the Examination.
No one who has passed an examination shall be permitted to reappear at the same examination except as may be specifically provided in the Regulation or Rules for the examination concerned.
All correspondence pertaining to examinations conducted by the Board shall be addressed to the Controller of Examinations of the Board and be delivered in the office by the dates to be prescribed by the office from time.
28. Exclusion from the Examination.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the provisions pertaining to an examinations, the Chairman shall have the powers to exclude any person from any examination, if he is satisfied that such a candidate is not a fit person to appear in it.
29. Bar on taking the Examination.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Rules, no candidate who is undergoing any restriction at the time of submitting the application form or during the period of examination or who was expelled during the academic year just preceding the date of examination at which he intends to appear shall be admitted to the examination.
30. Restriction on disqualified candidates.
No candidate who has been debarred or expelled or rusticated by any examining Body/Institution shall be admitted to any examination before the expiry of the period for which he has been disqualified.
31. Option to be declared failed.
(1) A candidate permitted to re-appear may at his own option, be declared as Failed and treated accordingly for the purpose of re-examination, if other wise eligible.
(2) Such a candidate shall communicate his option to the Controller of Examinations within 30 days of the declaration, of his result.
(3) The option once exercised by the candidate shall be final and irrevocable.
32. Option to re-appear candidates to appear in full combination and vice-versa.
Re-appear candidates may be allowed to appear in full combination of subjects even after the submission of admission forms on the request made on simple paper at least 30 days before the commencement of examination. Provided further that a re-appear candidate, who opted full combination of subjects in the admission form will also be permitted to appear in his failing subjects only, if otherwise eligible, on a request which should reach the office within the period as specified above and thereafter following fee would be levied if his request for change of option is received:-
(i) Within less than 30 days before the commencement of examination.Rs.100/.
(ii) After the commencement of examination upto 20 days after the declaration of result.Rs.150/-
33. Change of subjects.
(1) A candidate who appears but failed in one or two subjects will be eligible to re-appear in the failing subjects only unless he appears as a fresh candidate (full combination) in any subsequent examination.
(2) Change of subjects shall be governed under the relevant Rules.
34. Concessional Marks.
Five grace marks shall be awarded in a subject to pass the examination, subject to the condition that these marks will not be physically added in the examination.
35. Improvement of Marks
No candidate will be allowed to appear for improvement of marks after passing he examination.
36. Operation of the Rules
(1) These Rules shall be operative with immediate effect.
(2) The Relevant Rules pertaining to other Examinations of the Board will also be applicable as such for the PTC, CT,OT and Art & Crafts (DM)Examinations.
In these rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context:-
Act means Punjab Boards of Intermediate & Secondary Education Act 1976 as amended by Punjab Ordinance No. XXXIII of 1985 and may be amended in future.
“bid” means a tender, or an offer, in response to an invitation, by a person, consultant, firm, company or an organization expressing his or its willingness to undertake a specified task at a price;
“bidder” means a person who submits a bid;
Board means Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education Faisalabad.
“Competitive bidding” means a procedure leading to the award of a contract whereby all the interested persons, firms, companies or organizations may bid for the contract;
Chairman means Chairman Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education.
“Contractor” means a person, consultant, firm, company or an organization who undertakes to supply goods, services or works;
“Contract” means an agreement, executed on stamp paper of appropriate value, enforceable by law;
Controller means the controller of examinations BOARD OF INTERMEDIATE & SECONDARY EDUCATION, FAISALABAD.
“Corrupt and fraudulent practices” includes the offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of anything of value to influence the action of a public official or the supplier or contractor in the procurement process or in contract execution to the detriment of the procuring agencies; or misrepresentation of facts in order to influence a procurement process or the execution of a contract, collusive practices among bidders (prior to or after bid submission) designed to establish bid prices at artificial, non-competitive levels and to deprive the procuring agencies of the benefits of free and open competition and any request for, or solicitation of anything of value by any public official in the course of exercising his duty;
“emergency” means natural calamities, disasters, accidents, war and operational emergency such as conduct of examinations, completion of time & situation bound assignment and preparation of results of examinations which may give rise to abnormal situation requiring prompt and immediate action to limit or avoid damage to students / candidate / person, property or the environment or for the benefit of the organization.
“lowest evaluated bid” means,- Time barred offer by any person, firm, consultant & company at lower price and other conditions. a bid most closely conforming to evaluation criteria and other conditions specified in the bidding document; and having lowest evaluated cost;
“Ordinance” means the Punjab Boards of Intermediate & Secondary Education (Amendment) Ordinance 1985 (No. XXXIII of 1985) Procuring Agency means Administration of Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education Faisalabad.
Purchase Committee means the Committee who has been authorized for procurement of items, works or services etc.