KU students can get results thru SMS -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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KU students can get results thru SMS

KARACHI, March 22: Karachi University students can get their exam results on cellular phones through a short-messaging service after an agreement inked by the university with an information technology firm.

According to the Controller of Examinations, Karachi University, Prof Maqsood Hussain, the university has entered into an agreement with Keyframe Interactive Company whereby students would be able to get their exam results on cellular phone through SMS.

He said that under the agreement a copy of results to be announced by the university would also be made available to the firm. The candidates desirous of ascertaining their result could approach the firm to obtain their results through SMS. He pointed out that service charges would be deducted from the respective cellular phone callers at the rate of Rs14 per SMS.

He said a candidate to ascertain his result would be required to write KU, exam name, seat number, and send this short message to ‘78601’ from any mobile number.

The University of Karachi has, meanwhile, announced that March 24 will be observed as a holiday on account of the Pakistan Day falling this year on Sunday.
Source: Dawn
Date:3/23/2008