Sindh decides to take exams for class 9, 11 in July

F.P. Report

KARACHI: Sindh government has decided to take exams for classes 9 and 11 in the province during a meeting headed by Education Minister Saeed Ghani on Wednesday.

During a steering committee meeting of the education department, the provincial authorities mulled over the dates for holding exams of classes 9 and 11.

It was agreed to hold exams for class 9 after matric examinations in July while papers for class 11 would be held after intermediate exams in August.

It was decided to hold papers for elective subjects as per the decision of the NCOC.

The meeting also announced to issue results for classes matric and intermediate 45 days after the examinations while results for 9 and 11 would be announced later.

It was decided to take practical exams in the matric and intermediate classes after theory papers and schools and colleges will hold practical exams within their premises.

Students who fail to clear examinations will be given passing marks in elective subjects and further marking of compulsory subjects would be made as per the numbers obtained in elective papers.

On June 10, Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani announced dates for matric and intermediate papers for all boards across the province.

According to a schedule issued by the Government of Sindh College Education Department, the intermediate exams will begin from July 26 across the province.

Similarly, the matriculation exams will begin on July 5. Grade 9 and 11 examinations would be taken after the HSC-II examinations and assessment.