A very important meeting of Health and Education Ministers of Punjab, Sindh, KPK, Balochistan provinces and AJK/GB was held today(18 April) under the chairmanship of the federal minister Mr.Shafqat Mehmood. The following decisions were taken unanimously.
(1)Classes 9 to 12 would commence in affected districts i.e Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Multan, TTSingh, Sargoda, Bahawalpur, RYK, DG Khan in a staggered manner to allow students to prepare for Board exams. Shafqat Mehmood
(2) 9 to 12 exams will take place according to the new date sheets announced by the Boards(New schedule is given below in this post).This means will not start before 4th week of May. The University admissions schedule will be adjusted keeping in view the new exam timetable. Shafqat Mehmood
(3)It was also decided with complete consensus among ministers that A, AS, O level and IGCSE exams will take place as per date sheet announced by CAIES. There will be no delay or cancellation. Those students wishing to take exams in Oct/Nov can do so in the same fee already paid. Shafqat Mehmood
(4)Meeting was also informed that Cambridge has decided not to give teacher assessed grades this year therefore those not taking exams will take them in the next cycle Oct/Nov. Cambridge also assured that all SOPs will be strictly followed. Shafqat Mehmood.
(5)It was also decided that classes 1 to 8 will remain closed. The details will be announced by the provinces and GB/AJK.Shafqat Mehmood.
(6)Universities in affected districts i.e Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Multan, TTSingh, Sargoda, Bahawalpur, RYK, DG Khan will continue online while in districts with less than 8% positivity they will continue to function. Shafqat Mehmood.
The Controlling Authority / Higher Education Department, Punjab in a meeting with all the Chairpersons of BISEs Punjab dated 09-04-2021 has approved the following revised schedule for Conduct of Examinations / Declaration of Results for the SSC & HSSC Annual Examinations, 2021: