Addressing a press conference here in Karachi after chairing a meeting of the Program Steering Committee, Minister for Education Saeed Ghani said the government is taking all the necessary steps to contain the coronavirus spread. The meeting was convened to decide the changes in academic calendar after the provincial cabinet announced to extend vacations in all educational institutions till May 31.
1st to 8th classes exams will be held from June 1 to June 15. After the results, students will be promoted to next classes, said Ghani.
The academic year will be starting from June 1st and between that date to 15th June, all grades except for grade 9 and 10 will undergo exams. The result of these exams will be collected as soon as possible and the students will be promoted to the next grade.