Karachi board announces intermediate exams schedule

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Board of Intermediate Education Karachi announced the intermediate examinations schedule.According to the schedule, the intermediate examinations will begin from June 18 in Karachi. The exams will continue till July 6.It was learnt that the Sindh education department is likely to delay intermediate exams in the province owing to the first phase of local government elections scheduled on June 16.Meanwhile, the education ministry had opposed any delay in intermediate exams in Karachi and Hyderabad where local government elections will take place in the second phase.

The Election Commission had conveyed Sindh government that the local bodies’ elections in Karachi and Hyderabad would be held on July 24.

It is pertinent to mention here that matric exams in Karachi were marred by mismanagement on part of the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) and rampant cheating complaints.

The students were also compelled to give their annual paper by sitting on the floor in hot and humid weather conditions.