Sindh education department to promote students without exams this year
The Sindh government will promote students without examination source:

The Sindh Education Department has announced that the students of the first, second, and third classes will promote to the next class without an examination. However, Rafia Javed, Additional Director of the Directorate of Inspection and Registration of Private Institutions, announced Thursday in a circular that students of the first, second, and third grades will be automatically promoted. More suitable, and this exam ends on May 6. The exams of the fourth to eighth grades will be held after the Eid. Sindh Education Department decided on this matter.

New academic year:

According to the circular, the new academic year will begin on August 1. It further stated that there would be serious consequences for violating the directives of the steering committee. This decision was taken on the instructions of the management committee meeting held on December 12, which also decided to start the annual examinations for classes IX and X on May 8, while the HSSC (XI and XII) examinations will begin on May 22. The meeting further decided that the SSC Part II results will be released on July 15, while the SSC Part I (IX) results will be released in September. HSSC Part II (XII) results will be released by July 15, and HSSC Part I (XI) results will be announced 60 days after that.

The standard of papers:

It is mentioned here that the board had decided last year that 40% of questions would be MCQs and 60% as a descriptive sections. The commission informed that due to various reasons, it was observed that the increase in MCQs did not affect the student’s grades. Due to the ill practice of the system, this change in paper pattern has made it easier for the students to get such marks. Hence, the pattern should be reviewed and revised. Under the new pattern, the paper would consist of three sections — multiple choice questions (20 marks) — short answer questions (40 marks) — long questions (40 marks). A committee member suggested that the questions should be prepared based on understanding rather than knowledge.

More Details:

In a circular, Javed further said that the students of classes I to III would be automatically promoted to the next rank, and examinations of classes IV to VIII would be held after Eid Ul Fitr. It added that the new academic session for the schools would start on August 1. At the same time, the additional director informs of strict action against the violation of the decisions of the steering committees.

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