Academics throughout Pakistan have beneficial pushing Matriculation and Intermediate examinations past September 2021 to make up for the lack of studying as a result of coronavirus outbreak and subsequent closure of academic establishments.
In accordance with a survey titled “Pakistani Academics Response to COVID-19” carried out by Zindagi Belief, faculties in Winter Zone have a two-week summer season break and three-month winter break compared to faculties in Summer season Zone which have an extended summer season break and a shorter winter break.
Because the reopening of faculties from 15 September has lately been notified by the federal authorities, Winter Zone’s college students scheduled to look within the 2021 Matriculation and Intermediate examinations will solely have 12 weeks to cowl the syllabus of the whole 2020-21 tutorial yr earlier than the winter break.
College students in Summer season Zone’s faculties can be rejoining faculties after the summer season break, which means they are going to have round 24 weeks to cowl the syllabus of the 2020-21 tutorial yr.
As a way to cowl the lack of studying of scholars in each zones, academics throughout Pakistan have steered scheduling the Matriculation and Intermediate examinations for the 2020-21 tutorial yr after September 2021.
They’ve additionally proposed to arrange the Matriculation and Intermediate examinations for the 2021-22 tutorial yr in Could 2022 whereas for 2022-23, the traditional schedule has been proposed. Issues can get again to regular i.e. exams may be carried out in March 2023 for the tutorial yr 2022-23.
Furthermore, the academics have additionally suggested universities to change their admission schedule to handle the wants of scholars in each Summer season and Winter Zones.
They’ve steered universities to start the lessons of Intermediate college students showing in September 2021 exams from January 2022. Equally, they’ve proposed to start out the lessons of scholars showing in Could 2022 exams from Could 2022.
The academics have additionally beneficial universities to revive the traditional admission schedule in September 2023.