Rules for the Adib Alim and Fazil Examination
Rule 3.1: The Adib Alam
and Fazil annual/supplementary Examinations shall be held, in such
languages on such dates and at such places as may be fixed by the
Chairman every year. It shall be open to regular as well as private
candidates subject to the eligibility as prescribed in the rules.
The nomenclature of the Examinations shall be as under:
1. Adib, Alim & Fazil Annual Examination.
2. Adib, Alim & Fazil Supplementary Examination.
Rule 3.2: Eligibility Conditions to Appear in Adib Alim and
In order to be eligible to appear in the Adib Alim and Fazil examination
a candidate must.
1. Submit his/her 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 an authorized person:
2. Submit 4 copies of his recent photographs
(incase of male candidates) and thumb impression (in the case of
female candidates) duly attested by the authority prescribed under
rule 3-3. However a female candidate will keep a copy of her photograph
duly attested by the same authority who had attested her admission
form for proper identification in the examination center.
- Of possessing good moral character.
- Of having paid the prescribed fee to the Board.
- Of belonging to or residing in an area falling
within the territorial limits of the Board. Candidates from outside
jurisdiction of the Board shall produce NOC/transfer Certificates
from their parent Board. Parent/Board means the Board from which the
candidate passed his last examination and if he has not passed any
such examination the Board in which his permanent place of domicile
- Of no simultaneously being a candidate for any
examination to be held by this or any other Board or University.
3. Only such candidates are eligible to appear in the Fazil Examination
as have already qualified the Secondary School Certificate Examination.
Rule 3.3: Admission form Attesting Authority:
The following persons shall be competent to attest the admission forms
of those private candidates who are residing within a radius of four miles
from their institutions
(i) Head of recognized/affiliated Institutions and their Deputies (by
whatever designation they may be called)
(ii) The superintendent Jail is authorized to attest the admission from
of prisoner candidate of his jail.
Rule 3.4: Qualifying conditions for the grant of
Adib Aliam and Fazil Certificate:
(i) To qualify for the grant of Adib Alim or Fazil Certificate, a candidate
must pass all the papers taken up according to the scheme of studies
(ii) To qualify for the grant of the Adib Alim or Fazil certificate, a
candidate shall be provided with a maximum of three consecutive examination
opportunities in case he/she fails in one or two papers in the first attempt
(iii) A candidate allowed to reappear in the failing paper under sub rule
3.4 (ii) above after qualifying the examination shall be granted a certificate
of having passed the examination in parts.
(iv) No additional examination opportunity shall be provided in lieu of
an opportunity missed by a candidate for any reason except in the following
- A candidate involved in the alleged use of unfair
means but subsequently acquitted and the decision is taken so late
that all the permissible chances have expired.
- A candidate whose result remains incomplete or
declared late except on account of default of a candidate and consequently,
he misses all the permissible chances.
- A candidate who is blind or deaf and dumb may
qualify the examination willingly 6 consecutive attempts. He will
be exempted from reappearing in the papers in which he has passed.
4. A candidate who fails to
qualify the examination in three attempts may repeat the examination
as a fresh candidate.
5. A candidate who has qualified Adib Alim or Fazil Examination
shall be placed in one of the following grades.
|| 80 % and above marks
|| 70 % and above but below 80 %
|| 60 % and above but below 60 %
|| 50 % and above but below 60 %
|| 40 % and above but below 50 %
|| 33 % and above but below 40 %
|| Below 33 %
Rule 3.5: Scheme of Studies:
The scheme of Studies for the Adib Alim and Fazil examination
including the number of papers and their weightage in term of
mark and the duration of each paper etc, shall be as prescribed
in the scheme of studies.
Rule 3.6: The medium of
examination shall be Urdu. However the relevant language can also
be used as medium of exam. with the prior permission of Chairman.
Rule 3.7: Pass marks:
Rule 3.8: Secondary School Certificate
After Adib or Alim examination
In order to pass in a papers, the candidate must obtain at least 33%
of the total No. of marks allotted to the paper provided that fraction
in the minimum pass marks shall be ignored.
A candidate who has passed the
Adib or Alim examination of the Board or an examination recognized
as equivalent thereto may appear in
Note: The subject mentioned in (i) and
(ii) above relate to the scheme of studies for secondary school
English only and on qualifying be granted a
certificate to that effect.
English, Mathematics, Pakistan Studies and
one other subject from the Humanities group not being a language
and on qualifying in these be the granted the secondary school
certificate. The grade of such a candidate shall be determined
on the basis of aggregate of marks secured by him/her and the
total No of the marks allotted to the subject or subjects referred
to above according to the criteria given in the rule 3.4 (7).
Intermediate Certificate After
Alim or Fazil
Rule 3.9: A candidate who has passed the Alim or Fazil Examination
of the Board, or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto, may
appear in the intermediate Examination in:
English only and, on qualifying be granted
a certificate to that effect provided that he/she had previously
passed in English of the Secondary School Examination.
English and two other subjects from the Humanities
Group neither being languages non having practical and on qualifying
these subjects be granted the Intermediate Certificate provided
that he/she has passed the Secondary School Examination at least
two years previously. The grade of such a candidate shall be determined
on him/her and the total number of marks allowed to the subjects
referred to above according to the criteria given in rule 3.4
Rule 3.10: A candidate
who has passed the subject of English only of the Secondary School
Certificate or Intermediate Examination after having passed a Language
Examination may be allowed to appear in the remaining subjects of
Secondary School Certificate or Intermediate Examination as the case
may be, at any time before appearing in any higher examination provided
the subjects carrying the practical shall not be taken at Intermediate
Rule 3.11: Rate of Admission of fee & submission of Admission
- The rates of fee for Adib Alim & Fazil
examination and Registration fee shall be such as may prescribed
by the Board from time to time.
- Except as otherwise provided in the rules,
the admission forms and fee of all the candidates should
reach. The office of the Board together on or before the
dates fixed by the Chairman. If the admission form is sent
by registered post after paying the admission fee to the
Board account or sending it by money order at least three
days before the dates prescribed for submission of admission
forms with or with out late fee, the admission form and
fee shall be considered as to have been received in time
provided it is received in the office of the Board not later
than 10 days after the last date fixed for submission of
If the admission form and fee of a candidate is received by registered
post with in five days after the last date fixed for submission
of admission forms with the late fee no late fee shall be charged.
Admission form received in contravention shall be rejected. However
such admission forms may be re-submitted on payment of the prescribed
fee pay able on the date of re-submission according to the schedule
together with such fee as may be prescribed by the Board.
- If the result of a candidate is declared
late, except for reason of any default on his part, and the candidate
has to re-appear in a subsequent examination or the basis of result,
the admission form and the prescribed fee of such a candidate
for the examination may be accepted without the payment of late
fee within 15 days from the date of declaration of his/ her result
or the date fixed for submission of admission forms and fee without
late fee, whichever is later.
Rule 3.12: A candidate,
who is short of 1% marks allotted to the scheme of studies,
will be awarded the requisite number of marks so as to enable
him to pass the examination, subject to the condition that these
marks shall not be physically added to the aggregate Provided
that the grace shall not be permissible to the candidates mentioned.
A fraction in the concessionary marks shall be counted as one.
A note to this effect shall be given on the result card and
certificate of the candidate who avails of the concession of
No grace marks
shall be given to the candidates of the following categories:-
- Candidates appearing in additional subjects.
- Candidates appearing to improve the marks/grade
where in all the subjects or in a subject in which he has availed
of the benefit of grace marks.
- Candidates appearing under rule.