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Punjab announces exam schedule for classes 1 to 8

Punjab exam schedule

The Punjab Examination Commission has announced the final exam schedule for Classes 1 to 8. The provincial Minister for School Education, Murad Raas, shared the notification on Twitter. The notification says that the examinations for Classes 1 to 8 will be held between 7 and 25 June, and the issuance of the result cards will start on 30th June.

“NOTIFICATION: School Based Assessment (SBA) in Punjab for grades 1 through 8 to be conducted from June 7th to June 25th, 2021. Report cards to be issued by Schools on June 30, 2021.”

The summer vacations will begin on 1st July and the next academic session will start in August.

More than 5 million students from Classes 1 to 8 will take the examinations. The Punjab Examination Commission strictly called compliance with the COVID-19 SOPs during the exam schedule.

Read more: Pakistan schools in coronavirus hotspot areas to stay closed till April 11

Earlier, as announced by the Federal Education Minister, Shafqat Mahmood, the schools and colleges in the covid-affected districts had opened for the students of Classes 9 to 12 from 19th April. This decision was taken in a meeting of all the provincial ministers, all agreed that the classes will resume for the students with upcoming board examinations even in the districts affected by the virus.

Minister Mahmood also stated that the A, AS, O-Levels, and IGCSE examinations will take place according to the date sheet that was announced by the CAIES. Also added that there will be no delay or cancellation this time around.

The students who do not wish to sit in the examinations this session may take them in October or November for the same fee.

However, universities’ admissions schedules would be adjusted according to the examination timetable.

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