Intermediate examinations in Karachi to begin on July 26
Around 1, 12, 600 candidates will appear in intermediate examinations scheduled to begin in Karachi on July 26, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Monday.
Board of Higher Secondary Education (HSE), Karachi Chairman Professor Dr. Saeeduddin told the media on Monday that the exams could not be held last year on account of the coronavirus.
He informed that out of 210 examination centers set up this year, 66 had been declared ‘most sensitive’. “Besides that, a 16-member team had been formed which would visit different examination halls around the city to inspect the arrangements made there while 210 vigilante officers had also been appointed for the purpose,” he said, and added, “Apart from that there is a ban on bringing cellphones or any other electrical device into the examination centers.”
He told that science students will take their papers in the morning while those of arts and commerce in the evening shift. “Around 55, 443 students (males and females) of the science group will sit in pre-medical, pre-engineering, general science and home economics papers while 57, 157 candidates will appear in commerce regular, commerce private, arts regular, arts private groups exams,” HSE Karachi chairman said, and added that out of 210 examination halls, 114 had been reserved for the students of morning shift while 96 for the evening.
Similarly, he explained, out of 66 centers declared ‘most sensitive’ 32 were in the morning while 34 are in the evening.