All exams, including Cambridge, will be postponed until June 1

All exams, including Cambridge, will be postponed until June 1

Posted on Mar 18, 2020

Due to the spread of the Coronavirus in the country, the government has decided not to conduct any examination till June 1, while all foreign boards, including Cambridge, Pearson, and Bacoloria, will also be subject to government guidelines.

Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said that the dangerous aspect of the disease is that it spreads with the outbreak, which is emphasizing the need to maintain social distance around the world.

Remember that 246 cases of Coronavirus have been reported so far across the country.

He said that earlier it had been decided to close all educational institutions till April 5, adding that steps and decisions would be taken to look at the situation.

He said that an inter-provincial conference has been set up for a consultation with the provinces and in view of the challenge, a conference will be held on March 27 to assess the situation and decide whether the educational institution should be opened.

The federal minister said that the country also met with the ministers of education, secretaries and top officials and decisions were taken after considering the issue of examinations which the Prime Minister has also been informed.

He said that the examinations that will be held in Pakistan till June 1 will not be the ones that will not be examinations of various parties, all boards, matric and inter, as well as exams of the Cambridge school system, while other foreign institutions, such as. The examination of Pearson, Bacoloria, etc. will also not be conducted.

The Minister of Education said that the issue of opening schools was separated from the examinations because of preparation for the examinations as required, in which children need to know what is going to happen next.

Shafqat Mahmood said that you have been informed of the instructions regarding the examinations and all foreign boards are obliged to follow the government's instructions.


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