Observer Report Lahore
Exams for the Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary School Certificate classes in Punjab will be held in May and June this year.
According to a notification issued by the Punjab School Education Department, all educational institutions under the control of the department will reopen on February 1 with 50% student ratio on alternative days.
All schools are required to take all necessary precautionary measures to halt spread of coronavirus.
“All the concerned shall ensure strict implementations of SOPs already communicated time to time by the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department and School Education Department, Punjab to prevent Corona Pandemic,” read the notification.
Meanwhile, all public and private primary and middle schools and universities will be reopened February 1, the Punjab government notified on Friday as per an earlier decision made by the National Command and Operation Centre.
Punjab education minister Dr Murad Raas shared the notification on Twitter.
It identifies all the details regarding the opening of educational institutes and the standard operating procedures that are to be followed.
According to the notification, students from all the educational institutes will attend classes on alternative days. The student ratio must remain at a 50% on each day.“The Accelerated learning Programme communicated earlier shall continue to be followed by the Public Schools. Assessment criteria and Examinations schedule for 5th and 8th grade shall be communicated separately by the Punjab Examination Commission,” read the notification.