Intermediate, matriculation exams to commence in July in Sindh: Saeed Ghani
Sindh Minister for Education Saeed Ghani announced that intermediate and matriculation exams for students will commence in July in the province, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The education minister said that assessments for 10th and 11th grades will begin in August and results of classes 10 and 12 will be announced in the first phase after 45 days of examinations. He said students will only sit exams of elective subjects.
“The results of grades nine and 11 will be announced afterward,” he added. The minister said that attendance at educational institutions will be 50% percent with classes on an alternate basis and vaccination is mandatory for all teaching and non-teaching.
Ghani expressed his hope and assured the public that once the inoculation process is completed things will go back to normal. Sindh has received 3,035,998 vaccine doses so far. Over two million of these have been administered.
He was addressing a press briefing along with Labour Sindh after chairing the meeting of the Steering Committee of Sindh Education Department.
کراچی : وزیر تعلیم و محنت سندھ سعید غنی کی زیر صدارت محکمہ تعلیم سندھ کی اسٹیرنگ کمیٹی کا اجلاس۔— Minister Education & Labour Sindh (@MinisterSindh) June 16, 2021
Karachi: Minister Education and Labour Sindh @SaeedGhani1 Chaired the meeting of the Steering Committee of Sindh Education Department. pic.twitter.com/HRA3GbmOos
Singer turned education activist Shehzad Roy also attended the Steering Committee of Sindh Education Department and termed it as the ‘truly democratic forum’.
Earlier, the Sindh government reopened schools for grades six to eight in the province from June 15. It has been decided that primary classes will begin from June 21 provided the graph of coronavirus infections goes down.