Reopening schools and examination schedules:
On Saturday 30th January 2021, according to the ARY news, the Sindh Government announced the reopening of schools and also the examination schedule for matriculation and intermediate students.
The Education Minister, Saeed Ghani announced that from 1st February 2021, all the schools will be reopened all across the Sindh province. From 2nd August 2021, the new academic year will begin.
Sindh Educational Department committee meeting:
After many months of the closure of educational institutes due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Sindh Government Department and Provincial minister had a committee meeting. Educational Department Sindh deliberated upon reopening of schools and universities, after which Provincial Minister made the announcement.
Examination Schedule of Schools:
Starting from 1st July 2021, the examinations of 9th and 10th classes (matriculation) will be held. The examinations of intermediate classes (11th and 12th standard) will start from 28th July 2021. Saeed Ghani further added that during these examinations, all the standard operating procedures (SOPs) against Covid-19 will be followed strictly.
He states “All educational boards will prepare the examination results within 90 days. Summer vacations will be observed for one month in July.”
“We had earlier reduced the syllabus for the academic year up to 40 percent, however, the schools were closed again. It is now difficult to complete the remaining 60 percent course. The committee has decided to conduct examinations of matric students from July 1 to July 15, whereas, the results will be released till September 15.”
Practical exams and results of intermediate students:
Saeed Ghani has announced that no student will be promoted without passing the examinations this year. Practical examinations will be organized in the schools and colleges respectively and the results will be sent to the concerned boards. The results of Intermediate students will be announced by 15th October 2021.
Examination hours reduced and paper pattern:
The committee has reduced the examination hours from 3 to 2 hours and increased the objective portion of the paper to 60%, reduced the short questions part to 20%, and detailed questions to 20% also.
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