PESHAWAR: Because the province promotes college students into the subsequent grades primarily based on previous outcomes, it might enable even these college students to be promoted who could have beforehand failed in a few topics, offered they sit a particular examination subsequent month
The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Boards Chairpersons Committee met underneath its Chairperson Sharif Gul on Monday. It was attended by the chairpersons of various academic boards from throughout the province.
Board chairpersons offered a set of suggestions on what course may be adopted after matriculation and intermediate examinations have been suspended because of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Simply over half of scholars cross ninth grade
For promotion to the subsequent grade, college students of ninth grade and the primary 12 months shall be awarded marks in accordance with their earlier outcomes with three per cent further grace marks.
Officers urged that college students who had beforehand failed one or two exams and who’re prepared to enhance their outcomes can try a particular examination that shall be organised after approval from the provincial authorities.
They additional mentioned that the particular examination shall be performed throughout the province from July 15.
Later, the committee, in a joint assertion, mentioned that they’ve urged to K-P Chief Minister Mahmood Khan to offer 33 per cent grace marks to college students who’ve failed in both one or two papers.
Nevertheless, college students availing such a facility won’t be granted the three per cent further grace marks.
The set of suggestions has been despatched to the provincial authorities via the K-P Elementary and Secondary Schooling (Ok-PESE) secretary for approval.
Earlier than it’s offered within the provincial cupboard, the K-P schooling minister and secretaries of main and secondary in addition to larger schooling will meet with the chairperson of academic boards and devise a ultimate set of suggestions. These options will then be offered earlier than the cupboard for approval.
Revealed in The Specific Tribune, June 9th, 2020.