KARACHI: All board examinations in Sindh which were postponed due to the nine-day coronavirus lockdown will resume from Tuesday, August 10.
The student of matriculation and intermediate students in the province will sit for their exams till Muharram 6. However, all schools, colleges, and universities will remain closed till Muharram 10.
Sindh Education Minister Sardar Shah said that all regular exams will be conducted from August 10 to September 2. The practical examinations of matriculation will also be held from tomorrow.
The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi has also announced the new schedule for intermediate exams. The first exam will take place on August 10, for Botony. On August 11, the Zoology exam and on August 12, the Economics exam will be held.
BIEK Chairman Prof Dr Saeeduddin said that exams that were previously scheduled for July 31, will now be held on Tuesday, August 10, while exams scheduled for Wednesday, August 2 will now be held on August 11, and those scheduled for August 3 will now be held on Thursday, August 12.
Similarly, exams scheduled for August 4 will now be held on Friday, August 13. All exams will be held at the same examination centres as outlined previously.
He said that the schedule for exams for class 11, improvement of division, special chance, benefit cases, additional subjects and short subjects will be announced at a later date.
The NCOC had said that the partial lockdown in Sindh, imposed from July 31 to August 8, will be lifted on August 9. The Sindh government was told to ensure strict implementation of SOPs in Karachi, Hyderabad, and 11 other cities in the province.