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A, AS, O level, and IGCSE exams will take place as per date sheet announced by CAIES

A, AS, O level, and IGCSE exams will take place as per the date sheet announced by CAIES: Confirms Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood on Sunday.

In a series of tweets, the federal minister shared the latest decisions with the nation after an emergency meeting of all provincial ministers was called in.

As per the latest development, it has been decided that the classes, even in districts affected by the novel coronavirus, will resume.

“It was also decided with a complete consensus among ministers that A, AS, O level and IGCSE exams will take place as per date sheet announced by CAIES. There will be no delay or cancellation. Those students wishing to take exams in Oct/Nov can do so in the same fee already paid,” he said.

“2. 9 to 12 exams will take place according to the new date sheets announced by the Boards. This means will not start before the 4th week of May. The University admissions schedule will be adjusted keeping in view the new exam timetable.” he added.

The federal minister added that the “Meeting was also informed that Cambridge has decided not to give teacher assessed grades this year therefore those not taking exams will take them in the next cycle Oct/Nov. Cambridge also assured that all SOPs will be strictly followed.”

Furthermore, “Universities in affected districts will continue online while in districts with less than 8% positivity they will continue to function.”

“It was also decided that classes 1 to 8 will remain closed. The details will be announced by the provinces and GB/AJK,” he added.


Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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