The federal authorities has submitted a reply to a plea to the Sindh Excessive Court docket (SHC) towards its determination to conduct bodily presence O and A-Ranges examinations.
The extra Lawyer-Normal acknowledged that the federal government’s determination to conduct in-person examinations this yr has been taken after the approval of the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
Notice that a lot of college students had petitioned the SHC a few weeks in the past, stating that the federal government’s determination to conduct A- and AS- Ranges examinations from 26 April onwards and the O-Stage examinations from 10 Could onwards will put the lives of 1000’s of scholars in danger amidst the lethal third wave of the pandemic.
“On-line exams are being carried out worldwide because of the coronavirus. However Pakistan is the one nation the place college students are required to sit down in exams in individual,” they’d argued, additional stating that
It’s past any affordable individual’s comprehension that on one hand, the federal government deemed it dangerous and harmful for college kids from 1 to 12 grades throughout the nation to both attend bodily courses or exams within the ongoing third wave of the COVID-19, however on the opposite, they didn’t select it for 1000’s of Cambridge college students.
Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar has directed the federal government’s lawyer to reply after discussing the problem with the federal authorities, and submit arguments on 22 April (right now).
In the meantime, the chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Motion-Pakistan’s (MQM), Dr. Farooq Sattar, attended the court docket listening to to assist the scholars.