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  • All non-public and public faculties to stay closed until Eid holidays.
  • Choice taken retaining in thoughts the surge in coronavirus instances.
  • A day earlier, the federal government had introduced it was suspending all exams all through the nation.

LAHORE: The federal government of Punjab has directed all faculties, private and non-private, to stay closed from tomorrow (Thursday) until the Eid holidays. 

The notification was launched by the Increased Training Division (HED) Punjab. 

“In continuation of earlier notification on 25-04-2021 & in line with the decisions of #NCOC dated 27-04-2021 all Public & Private Colleges in Punjab shall remain closed w.e.f. 29-04-2021 till Eid-ul-Fitar 2021 holidays,” learn the notification. 

No exams till June 15 as a consequence of rising coronavirus instances: Shafqat Mehmood

The choice by the provincial authorities comes a day after Federal Training Minister Shafqat Mehmood introduced exams in Pakistan have been suspended and none will happen earlier than June 15. 

The choice was taken given the rising variety of coronavirus instances within the nation.

The minister and the SAPM had been holding a press convention associated to Cambridge examination centres in addition to the general scenario of infections within the nation after attending a particular session of the NCOC.

In the course of the press convention, Mehmood had stated that from April 18 (when the final assembly of the schooling ministry was held) till now, the variety of coronavirus instances has quickly risen, due to this fact, the federal government has determined to postpone all exams till June 15.

He had stated the nation appears to be headed in the direction of a whole lockdown in areas witnessing notably excessive positivity ratios.

“Exams of 9, 10, 11 and 12, which were supposed to begin from the end of May, have been delayed further,” the minister stated. “No board exams will be held till mid-June (June 15).”

Mehmood added that one other assembly of the NCOC will determine within the third week of Might whether or not these exams will probably be postponed additional or not.

“So if exams take place after June 15, they may continue in July and even August,” the minister defined.

Cambridge exams

Talking about Cambridge exams, Mehmood had stated that O degree exams will now be held within the October and November cycle and the identical would be the case for A and AS degree exams.

“Those students who wish to seek admission in Pakistani universities will be able to do so until January as the government will take the universities on board in this regard,” the minister stated.

He, nevertheless, stated college students of A2 should seem within the examination proper now, as deferment would result in a wasted 12 months. 

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