Board exams of classes 9 and 11 will take place according to schedule!
Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Wednesday has dispelled rumours that the examination for classes 9 and 11 had been cancelled.
After fake news doing rounds, Federal Minister in a tweet said, “Class 9 and 11 exams will take place according to the timetable of the respective boards. No truth in rumours that they will not be held.”
Class 9 and 11 exams will take place according to the time table of the respective boards. No truth in rumours that they will not be held— Shafqat Mahmood (@Shafqat_Mahmood) May 5, 2021
The minister, while appearing in Geo News‘ programme “Capital Talk”, said that the coronavirus situation was getting better in the country due to vaccinations and other steps taken by the government.
“I am very hopeful,” he added about holding examinations.
On the other hand, the students across the country keep requesting the cancelation of board exams.
And here is why hashtag #cancelboardexams2021 among the top trending items in Pakistan.
The topper of our school also want exams to cancel its not about laiq or nalaiq student its about our health jan hai tou jahan hai #cancelboardexams2021— MARIJUANA👅 (@HyllMina) May 6, 2021
#ShafqatMehmoodSharamKaro#CancelAllBoardExams#cancelboardexams2021 #ExamsCancelKaro— Habib🇵🇰 (@1Hab1b) May 2, 2021
Pora saal colleges band thy ab exams ly rahy ho jab covid peak par hai#ShafqatMahmoodsharamkaro pic.twitter.com/o4t7Hxd2dE
Pakistan's largest schooling network has also come out in support of SAGs . Respected minister @Shafqat_Mahmood please revise your decision with respect to the A levels examinations. #ShafqatDestroysOurCareers #cancelboardexams2021 #exams2021 pic.twitter.com/PjY0O5cCzk— Khaquan Sheikh (@KhaquanS) April 29, 2021
Cancel all the exams and promote us on the basis of SAGs. Promote all the students of Pakistan. #PakYouthWantsJustice #justiceforAfmdcstudents #cancelboardexams2021 #cancel12thboardexmas2021 #DONOTIGNORE12THSTUDENTS— Ahmad Raza (@Ahmad_Raza_07) May 6, 2021