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If this makes sure they don't drop out of the system it has to be good thing.
Lower enrollments coupled with a high rate of drop outs -- especially among minority students -- could lead to a serious shortage of engineers within a few years.
The 12 group runners-up, and the four worst-performing drop outs, are unseeded.
Director Education and Literacy department Zaib-un-Nissa Mangi said that the government has already accelerated its efforts for bringing positive reforms in education sector by controlling drop outs, increasing enrollment and enhancing quality of education.
It was not known immediately whether there were other drop outs on the third and fourth (the last day) Sundays of the examinations.