Federal Minister for Training and Skilled Coaching, Shafqat Mahmood, has as soon as once more clarified that intermediate examinations will happen after June 15.
Whereas talking at a neighborhood information channel, Mahmood stated that the coronavirus scenario is step by step bettering within the nation as a result of vaccination and different steps taken by the federal government.
The minister famous that presently, solely A2 (A-Stage second yr) exams are being held within the nation below strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
He stated it was unlucky that among the college students are demanding evaluation grades as an alternative of sitting in exams.
If examinations don’t happen, then nobody will examine, and that’s the reason the (O/A Stage) exams which have been postponed will probably be performed in October and November.
The intermediate exams that had been scheduled for the third week of Could, had been postponed on account of an uptick in COVID-19 instances.
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In a press convention with different federal ministers, Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Well being, Dr. Faisal Sultan, had introduced that as per the suggestion of the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), all board exams have been postponed until June 15.
“Exams of 9, 10, 11, and 12, which had been supposed to start from the tip of Could, have been delayed additional,” the minister stated, including that no board exams will probably be held until mid-June.
Mahmood stated that one other assembly of the NCOC is due within the third week of Could to determine on the exams.
“If exams happen in June, they could proceed in July and even August,” the minister defined.
In regards to the Cambridge exams, Mahmood famous that O Stage exams, beforehand due from Could 26, will now be held within the October and November cycle. The identical would be the case for A and AS Stage exams.
“These college students who want to search admission in Pakistani universities will probably be ready to take action till January as the federal government will take the colleges on board on this regard,” the minister stated.
Nevertheless, A2 college students should take the examination proper now and any deferment would result in a wasted yr, he concluded.