Islamabad – Authorities on Wednesday determined to postpone all examinations being held within the nation until June 1st whereas the choice of re-opening of the tutorial establishments can be taken within the subsequent assembly of Nationwide Safety Committee after reviewing the state of affairs.
This was acknowledged by Minister of Federal Schooling and Skilled Coaching (FE&PT) Shafqat Mahmood within the Press briefing held right here.
The Minister stated that every one examinations together with board, Cambridge and worldwide assessments have been postponed until June 1st and the choice of opening the tutorial establishments after April fifth can be taken within the assembly of NSC on March 26. He stated that the choice of opening of instructional establishments within the nation relies upon upon the state of affairs of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) state of affairs. He additionally stated that admissions within the universities can be additionally prolonged to at least one month on account of state of affairs on COVID-19.
The Minister additionally stated that authorities has additionally determined to shut the hostels however the resolution can be not relevant upon the foreigner college students.
Shafqat Mehmmod additionally stated that admissions within the universities can be delayed for one month whereas it’s also not obligatory for educating school to return on obligation.
Nevertheless, he stated that the school can go to the schools for content material growth. The Minister additionally added that every one features at Lok Virsa and Pakistan Nationwide Council of Arts (PNCA) have been cancelled whereas Larger Schooling Fee (HEC) has additionally fashioned expertise committees for on-line schooling system.
Earlier, the Federal Minister held an internet assembly with provincial schooling ministers and senior schooling officers.
The Minister in his social media message stated, “to review the latest situation re closure of schools I held a meeting today with provincial education ministers and senior education officials.”
He stated that it was determined that O and A degree exams of Cambridge due in Could and June, can be postponed. Cambridge will announce new dates.
He additionally stated that after enter from the provinces it has been determined to postpone all exams. New dates can be introduced by respective boards after the emergency is over.
The minister stated that re exams to be performed by the federal and provincial boards, it was determined within the assembly of schooling ministers in the present day that they too can be postponed and would now be held between 1st June and 15th July. Precise agenda can be issued by every board. He additionally stated that additional, the Larger Schooling Fee shared within the assembly that on account of delay in board exams, universities would additionally delay their admissions until October.
The Minister stated that many individuals have expressed concern relating to the continued ninth class exams in Punjab.
Respective faculties and boards shall be sure that preparations are made for the exams to be taken as per schedule.