Wifaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia Pakistan annual exams underway
Islamic religious students wearing facemasks attend their final examination at the Jamia Muhammadia seminary in Islamabad on July 13, 2020. AFP
The Wifaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia Pakistan, one of the largest boards of Islamic seminaries, has been holding annual examinations across the country from 11 July to 16 July.
The SOPs has been following during the annual examinations. As per the SOPs, examinations should be conducted in open areas and candidates should be sitting at a six feet distance (about 2 arms' length). Candidates and invigilators must wear masks and must clean their hands before entering the examinations halls or area.
A massive relaxation has been given to the students as students are now required to attempt the only two questions out of six questions to pass the examinations in three hours. The exam time is from 7am to 10am. Previously it was mandatory to attempt two questions compromising four parts to pass the papers. There are six annual papers.
Wifaqul Madaris al Arabia Pakistan’s Secretary-General Maulana Hanif Jalandhari in a video also announced relaxation to the students.
وفاق المدارس العربیہ پاکستان کی طرف سے طلباء وفاق کے لئے خصوصی رعایت۔۔۔۔۔ طلباء خوشی سے جھوم اٹھے۔۔۔ سنیے کیا رعایت دی جارہی ہے مختصر کلپ۔۔۔Posted by Mulana Muhammad Hanif Jalandhri on Friday, July 10, 2020
On the other hand, Ittehad-e-Tanzeemat-e-Madaris Pakistan (ITMP) is also mulling plans to resume academic activities at madrasas from August. It may be mentioned here that ITMP is a conglomerate of five constituent boards, namely the Wafaq-ul-Madaris Al-Arabia Pakistan, the Tanzeem-ul-Madaris Ahl-e-Sunnat, the Rabita-ul-Madaris Al-Islamia, the Wafaq-ul-Madaris Al-Salfia and the Wafaq-ul-Madaris Al-Shia.