The Sindh School Education and Literacy Department decided that schools will start the new academic year in August instead of April. They officially announced this on Thursday, stating that the upcoming academic year, 2024-25, will kick off on August 1, 2024.
New Academic Session 2024-25 Start Date Changed to August
After a meeting on January 25, the sub-committee of the steering committee decided to change the start date of the new academic session 2024-25. Instead of beginning on April 1, 2024, it will commence on August 1. This change is effective immediately.
The provincial education department revises the start date for the academic year in schools.”Previously, in November of last year, the provincial education department had decided to initiate the new academic year in both public and private schools on April 15, 2024.”
College Academic Year Commencement Date
Sindh’s colleges will kick off the 2024-25 academic year on August 1. The decision also included the commencement of the academic year 2024-25 in Sindh’s colleges, set to begin on August 1 this year.
Exam Schedule and Results Announcement
Matriculation and Intermediate exam dates were announced, with results expected in July and August. The department’s spokesperson shared that matriculation and intermediate exams are scheduled for the last week of May 2024, with results to be announced on July 31 and the second week of August.
Educational Institutions Closure for General Elections
Educational institutions in Sindh are to close temporarily due to upcoming general elections. The provincial government declared the closure of educational institutions across the province from February 6 to 9, aligning with the approaching general elections. However, public and private schools, colleges, and universities will be closed from February 5 to 9, with February 5 already designated as a public holiday for Kashmir Day.
Closing Note: Chief Minister Approval Awaited
The Sindh Education Department awaits the Chief Minister’s approval for the three-day holiday, as stated in the submitted summary to the Chief Minister House.
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