Schools are closed till Eid-ul-Fitr_ Shafqat Mehmood

Before some days students are requesting to education minister to promote them or cancel all exam.Due to the current situation and Shafqat Mehmood and NCOC arrange a meeting in which they held the deccion.

Shafqat Mahmood said on Tuesday that there will be no in-person classes for grade 1 to 8 in areas affected by Covid-19 till April 28.

He also said that classes for grade 9, 10, 11 and 12 will be allowed to resume from April 19 so that students can finish the curriculum and be prepared for their exams.


Today’s meeting

Shafqat mehmood starts his meeting with the whether educational institutions that have been closed down till April 11 will continue as is or will they be opened.

he said, schedule for exams,adding that this included exams for grade 9, 10, 11 and 12 as well as those for O and A levels.

“During today’s meeting it was decided that classes for grade 1 to 8 will not be held in districts that are affected [by Covid-19] and this will go on till April 28.”

Shafqat Mahmood also said that classes for grade 9, 10, 11 and 12 will be allowed to resume from April 19 in the affected areas with strict standard operating procedures (SOPs). “This means that classes will also resume in affected districts in a staggered manner so that students can complete their lessons and be prepared for their examinations.”

he said that universities in affected districts will remain closed and classes will shift online.

He added that the date sheet announced by Punjab would also be revised so that the coronavirus situation is under control by the time exams begin and children have time to prepare. “All provinces and boards have given separate timetables. But nothing will happen before May 24.”

at the end he added a tweet for all student in which he said that, “Decisions regarding exams are final. This decision will not be changed so no one should have any uncertainty in their mind. Everything has been done keeping the interest of education in mind. My very best wishes to everyone,”






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