KARACHI - The examination department of the Karachi University (KU) has declared 2,000 students absent in results of BCom Part-I/Part-II Annual Examinations 2007 mistakenly, The Nation has learnt on Monday. The inefficiency of the department has perturbed large number of candidates as they found themselves absent in results, a well-placed source in the department said. "The examination department is facing lot of pressure from these candidates. Teachers have not performed their job properly, for which students suffered who appeared in the BCom Part-I/Part-II Annual Examinations 2007. According to statistics, a total of 8,766 candidates got them registered into the exams out of which 8,146 appeared. As many as 357 candidates had secured first division, 1646 second while 31 candidates passed with third division with 24.96 pass percentage," he said. It is pertinent to mention here that the department is already under criticism for producing the degree results with massive paper-checking errors, causing difficulties for hundreds of degree students who are participating in different degree examinations of BA, BCom and BSc.