The lethal pandemic of coronavirus and orders of lockdown across Pakistan have confused the students in the country. As the government locked down the educational institutions and halted the annual board papers of students, pupils across the country remained in misery. However, recently Prime Minister Imran Khan announced a piece of good news for the students in Pakistan.
The government of Pakistan has canceled all board exams and asserted that promotion will be based upon previous records of a student. Furthermore, Prime Minister Imran Khan extends holidays of educational institutes until 15 July.
Two important decisions taken by PM Imran Khan in the NCC today. One, All educational institutions will remain closed till July 15. Two, ALL Board exams throughout the country have been cancelled. Students would be assessed on their previous performance in Board exams.
— Shafqat Mahmood (@Shafqat_Mahmood) May 7, 2020
He added, “all board exams have been canceled and students of class 9, 10, 11, and 12 will be promoted for the next class on the basis of results obtained in the previous class.”
Moreover, he said, on the basis of his 11th class result, a pupil can take admission to a university. Furthermore, Shafqat Mehmood continued that all the provincial governments agrees upon the resolution. In addition, he said that students will be able to register in the next class as soon as the educational institutes reopen in the month of July.
Moreover, in the same meeting, Imran Khan also decided to lift lockdown in the country. Although coronavirus cases are soaring in the country, the prime minister seemed resolute in his decisions.
Following the news of board exams and extended holidays, students across Pakistan are showcasing their sentiments on Twitter.
Shafqat Mahmood ‘new superhero of students’
— Farwa (@iamfarwaqamar) May 7, 2020
Board Students right now after announcing of Exam cancellation(Board exams cancelled across Pakistan, University & college admissions to be done on basis of last year educational results.)
#PMImranKhan#LockdownEnd #ATIis pic.twitter.com/PPcbi3fAPE
— Tahir Rehman (@rehman_tahri) May 7, 2020
‘Congratulations to all students who didn’t study whole year’
— Ali haider (@ali_alishoukkat) May 7, 2020
On should donate Exam fee to the PM relief fund, a suggestion
— Saad Rajpoot (@saad_zulfiqar1) May 7, 2020
— Aamir Tweets (@tweets_aamir) May 7, 2020
Above all, the decision of ‘no exam’ has brought smiles on many gloomy faces. On the one hand, people are happy about no exam; but on another hand, some people are angry about the ending of the lockdown. They fear a rise in COVID-19 cases. To conclude, students across Pakistan are celebrating the decision of the PTI government; and, admiring PM Imran Khan along with Minister of Education, Shafqat Mehmood.
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