Allama Iqbal Open University postpones exams amid clashes 


ISLAMABAD – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Wednesday delayed all examinations to be held this week in the wake of the deteriorating law and order situation in region following the arrest of the former prime minister Imran Khan.

In the announcement, the leading private varsity said all the examinations scheduled to be held on May 10 and May 13 are postponed.

As of now, the ongoing examinations of the Associate Degree, B.A, B.Com, BBA, BS and B. Ed. programs for the autumn semester have been postponed. Meanwhile, the AIOU examination department said the exams scheduled to be held on May 15 will be held as per the schedule.

Earlier in the day, British Council canceled the examination of O and A Level students for another day as all the exams on May 11 have been postponed.

Meanwhile, all educational institutions in Punjab, the most populated region, will remain closed for the next two days amid a dramatic escalation of political tensions that sparked violent demonstrations across the country.

Several people have been killed while hundreds suffered injuries amid clashes between protesters and the paramilitary personnel and law enforcement officials.

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