On Wednesday, the British Council shared a notice by Cambridge International Examinations on the micro-blogging site Twitter. As per the details, dates for O-level and A-level exams have been announced in the statement.
Pakistani students are pushing the government to postpone the exams due to the rapidly rising cases of coronavirus cases, however, in its statement, Cambridge said,
“At this difficult time, we understand the concerns surrounding Cambridge International Exams”.
Whereas, it is “committed to supporting Pakistani students as well as abiding by current Government of Pakistan policy and directives in this regard.”
It said that “the government has confirmed that A and AS level exams can go ahead as per schedule, and so will be held on April 26.”
On the other hand, O level and IGCSE exams will begin May 10.
According to Cambridge, it is in regular contact with the Pakistani government and “continuously monitoring the developing situation in the country.”
Please see statement below on Cambridge International’s May/June examinations status. pic.twitter.com/A69WgiSa9R
— British Council Pakistan (@pkBritish) March 31, 2021