This year, Pakistani students will only be having summer vacations for just one month. According to the educational calendar released by the federal government, students will be having their summer vacations from July 2 to July 31, 2021.
The Federal Directorate of Education issued a notification, in which the schedule for this year’s classes is:
May 18-31: Centralised (district boards) examinations for grade 5 and 8
June 1 to 15: In-house examinations for grades 1-7 (except grade 5)
June 30: Results for centralized exams
July 1: Results for in-house exams
August 2: New academic year begins
Earlier, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had extended winter vacations in schools in the upper areas of the province till February 14th.
The schools were earlier scheduled to be reopened on February 1. The decision would apply to the public sector and private schools.