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Annual exams for 9th, 10th & intermediate likely to be postponed

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

19th Dec, 2020. 05:57 pm
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The annual exams for class 9th, 10th and intermediate for the year 2021 likely to be held between April and June as the country is witnessing a major spike in Coronavirus cases.

According to sources, the ninth-tenth and intermediate examinations are likely to be postponed till the month of May.

The previous examination procedure and pattern for the examinations will be followed. Students should continue to prepare according to the routine, sources added.

Sources further added that if any notification regarding the exams schedule is issued, it will be uploaded on the relevant board website.

Earlier, National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Rawalpindi had postponed all the remaining MBBS and BDS exams for 2020.

A press statement issued by the university’s management read that exams have been postponed for all its constituent and affiliated colleges.

NUMS said the decision was taken due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the country.

The new dates for exams will be announced later by NUMS.

NUMS conducted an entry test for (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) MBBS and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) session 2020 for its 13 medical and five dental constituent and affiliated colleges across the country and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) simultaneously two months ago.

It was Pakistan’s first nationwide entry test for medical and dental institutions without involving any testing services from outside.

Around 50,000 candidates had appeared for the test this year, however, it will be mandatory for the successful candidates to pass the National Medical and Dental Colleges Admissions Test (MDCAT) as announced by Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC).

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