- Colleges have been closed for a protracted time frame final yr, inflicting issues for college kids, says Mehmood.
- Mehmood says college students is not going to be promoted with out giving exams this yr.
- Exams shall be held on schedule, says minister.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Schooling Shafqat Mehmood on Saturday mentioned exams is not going to be cancelled, telling college students to concentrate on their research.
The minister was talking to the media when he mentioned final yr, because of the coronavirus lockdown, colleges had been closed for a protracted time frame, inflicting loads of issues for college kids.
He dominated out the promotion of scholars with out exams.
“Let me make it clear that this year nobody will be promoted without exams,” the minister confused.
He mentioned the Punjab authorities will look into the matter of colleges charges, including that the choice to reopen colleges was as much as the provinces.
He reiterated that exams shall be held on schedule.
“Already loads of injury has been executed, I’ll inform the scholars that the exams shall be held in line with the date sheet,” the minister added.
Last month, Mehmood had said exams of classes ninth, matric, first, and second-year would take place across the country after July 10, “come what might”.
The minister, speaking on the floor of the National Assembly during the budget session, had said several problems arose last year when the government had decided not to conduct exams.
“However now, we’ve got determined that no grades shall be awarded with out exams,” the education minister had said. It is “unlucky” that some known as for no exams even now in parliament, he had mentioned.