The Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) is contemplating the promotion of ninth and first-year college students to the subsequent grades with out examinations.
The matter was mentioned throughout an internet assembly of the IBCC’s Steering Committee on Tuesday. The assembly was chaired by Dr. Nazim Jiva, Chairman of Aga Khan Board and Head of the Steering Committee.
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It was attended by Secretary IBCC, Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Chairman Intermediate Board Karachi, Dr. Saeeduddin, Chairperson of Sargodha Board of Training, Dr. Kausar Raees, Chairman of Kohat Board, Dr. Shaukat Hayat, and Chairman of Federal Board, Dr. Qaiser Alam.
The assembly additionally mentioned shortening examination length by conducting solely non-obligatory exams as a substitute of obligatory ones. Nonetheless, it was conveyed that taking non-obligatory exams might be doable for the science class because it has fewer non-obligatory exams, however shall be troublesome within the arts class as there are a lot of non-obligatory topics. Therefore, the thought was floated to take exams for lessons X and XII, and promote college students of IX and XI grades with out examinations.
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It was informed that if the IBCC develops a consensus on the proposal, then the matter could be despatched to the Inter-Provincial Training Ministers Convention for closing approval earlier than implementation.
The IBCC assembly was knowledgeable that Sindh has accomplished its preparations for the examinations within the context of the choice of the Provincial Steering Committee, underneath which the breakdown could be 50 % goals, 30 % brief questions, and 20 % lengthy questions.