Federal Minister for Schooling and Skilled Coaching, Shafqat Mahmood, has introduced that the O-Degree and IGCSE examinations in Pakistan will begin from Could 10 as a substitute of Could 15.
Mahmood introduced this in a Twitter submit on Monday, saying that the choice was made on the request of the Cambridge Worldwide Examination (CIE).
The Federal Minister stated he had acquired a letter from Christine Ozden, CEO Cambridge, requesting the federal government to revise the schedule for O-Degree and IGCSE exams. He additionally shared a replica of the letter.
After session with provinces/stakeholders, we’ve got agreed. Now O-Degree/IGCSE will begin from Could 10.
Ozden additionally lauded the federal government’s efforts to allow college students in Pakistan ‘to make progress with their schooling.’
The CEO of Cambridge Evaluation Worldwide Schooling stated within the letter that they’d deliberated the date of Could 15 given by the Federal Authorities and requested for an early begin in order that extra college students may progress.
She famous that the change of date would offer an equivalence within the schooling system that will probably be fairer as the scholars may have a “higher likelihood to show what they’ve realized.”