LAHORE: All public and private colleges in Punjab will remain closed from tomorrow (April 29) till the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays, according to a notification issued by the Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) on Wednesday.
According to the notification issued on August 25-04-22021 and according to #NCOC, all the public and private colleges of Punjab on 27-04-22121 will remain closed from 29-04-2021 till Eid-ul-Fitr 2021. Read on
No test until June 15 due to rising corona virus cases: Shafqat Mahmood
The decision on behalf of the provincial government has been announced by Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood that examinations in Pakistan have been suspended and none will be held before June 15.
The decision was made in view of the rising incidence of corona virus in the country.
The Minister and SAPM were concerned with the overall situation of infection in the country after attending a press conference on examination centers as well as a special meeting of the NCOC.
During the press conference, Mahmood had said that since April 18 (when the last meeting of the Ministry of Education was held), there has been a sharp rise in cases of corona virus so far, therefore, the government has postponed all examinations till June 15. Has decided
He had said that it seemed that the country was heading for a complete lockdown, especially in areas with high levels of positive correspondence.
“The 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th exams, which were scheduled to start from the end of May, have been further delayed,” the minister said. “There will be no board exams until mid-June (June 15).”
Mahmood added that another meeting of the NCOC would decide in the third week of May whether the examinations would be postponed further.
“So if the exams are after June 15, they can continue in July and August.”
Talking about the Cambridge exams, Mahmoud had said that the O-level exams would now be held in the cycle of October and November and the same would be the case with the A and AS level exams.
“Students who want to get admission in Pakistani universities will be able to do so by January as the government will take the universities on board in this regard,” the minister said.
He said, however, that A2 students would have to take the exam now, as the delay would ruin the year.