Wednesday, January 19, 2022  | 15 Jamadilakhir, 1443
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > News

Physics exam cancelled at Karachi centre following student protest

Students said their exam paper arrived really late

SAMAA | - Posted: Aug 24, 2021 | Last Updated: 5 months ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Aug 24, 2021 | Last Updated: 5 months ago

Students appearing for matriculation exams broke chairs and tables at an examination centre in Karachi's Steel Town Tuesday afternoon.

According to the protesters, they had been waiting for their physics exam papers ever since they arrived at the centre. "The management was constantly giving us reassurances but the question papers never arrived," one of the students said.

Immediately after the students started the demonstration the police and Rangers personnel arrived at the site to diffuse the situation.

The management of the centre said that more students appeared to take the exams than the registered number. This led to a shortage of exam papers.

Exams of physics and general science, scheduled for Tuesday [August 24], have been cancelled. The new test date will be announced soon.

The exam was being conducted by the Ziauddin Examination Board.

Board exams across Sindh resumed on August 10. Students aren't allowed to take cell phones inside examination halls.

Earlier this month, Pakistan decided to change its grading scheme for matric and inter students. The country had decided to hold exams on elective subjects only and not for compulsory subjects. It was decided that the marks students receive on their electives, a proportionate of that will be applied to the compulsory subjects and they will be graded accordingly.

The rule will be applied to exams in Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Azad Jammu, and Kashmir.

 
HOME  
 
 
RELATED STORIES

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 
 
 
karachi matric exams, karachi schools, karachi students protest
 

MOST READ
MOST READ
School closure meeting, Omicron update, rain in Pakistan
Policeman who killed young man in robbery ‘dies by suicide’
Explosion derails Jaffar Express in Balochistan’s Sibbi
Pakistan mulls blocking 1,600 cryptocurrency websites
No lockdowns, just get vaccinated: infection rate hits 10%
Security forces arrest niece of Ayatollah Khamenei in Iran
CCTV: Young man resists robbery on Kashmir road
New traffic plan for Murree as more snowfall expected
 
 
 
 
 
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp