Universities May Grant Admission on Entry Test Basis
Federal Government has announced their decision that all educational boards across Pakistan will not manage the matric and intermediate classes annual exams this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak across the country. It was also mutually decided that the students of the SSC and HSSC classes will be promoted to the next higher classes without taking any exams. The Federal Education Minister said in an interview that the government may issue orders to the universities that they will conduct the entry tests of the candidates and the admissions will be granted to the students purely on the entry test basis. Universities May Grant Admission on Entry Test Basis.
In the present situation of Coronavirus in the country, it is not feasible to manage matric and inter classes annual exams because it becomes very difficult to maintain social distancing in the exams centers or the educational boards have to set up more exams centers so that they can conduct the exams by adopting all precautionary measures but the students and teachers will face difficulties to reach there. The government or HEC may issue the necessary instructions to the universities to change the admission policy and the result of the entry test will be considered at the time of grant of admissions to the students.