Cambridge International Examinations is co-ordinating with the British Council to inform schools, students and parents that it will strictly enforce corona virus protection measures.
Last month, Cambridge announced that all O-Level and IGCSE exams would begin in Pakistan on May 10, 2021.
The statement said that the Cambridge International AS&A level examinations would be held as per the existing timetable, starting from April 26, 2021, as agreed with the Government of Pakistan.
In this regard, Cambridge International Country Director Pakistan Azmi Yousuf said: “We are working closely with the federal and provincial governments, who have given us full support and advice to ensure that we conduct our examinations safely. And run safely for our students. “
“If a student is not willing to take their exams in the May / June 2021 series, they can withdraw their entries, and sit for any of the upcoming exam series without any additional financial burden.”
It should be noted that Cambridge had introduced a wide range of additional measures in January this year to help schools and students taking exams in the May / June 2021 series.
These include adjustments to diagnostic aspects and exceptions to components that are difficult to follow during infectious diseases.
Cambridge also expanded its special consideration process to enable students to obtain grades when, for good reason, they miss some exams. It also includes Cambridge O Level and IGCSE exams which students in Pakistan will not be able to sit before May 10.
“More than 80% of Cambridge International students worldwide are taking their exams in May / June 2021. Most of Cambridge International’s schools operating in 160 countries are taking the exams, including India, Sri Lanka, China, USA, Malaysia and Nepal. Yes, “he said.