According to sources, students in federal government schools will be promoted based on their performance in previous classes.
According to sources, the federal government Students in grades 1 to 7 will be promoted without taking exams.
A summary of the decision has been sent to the appropriate authorities.
Sources told Geo News on Sunday that students in classes I-IV and VI-VII will be promoted to the next grade without taking exams in federally run schools.
According to sources, the federal government has agreed to hold examinations for students in grades V and VIII. They went on to say that the director-general of the federal directorate of education had sent a summary to the appropriate authorities.
According to officials with knowledge of the situation, students in these grades will be promoted based on their previous year’s performance. They went on to say that last year, students from classes I-VIII were promoted based on their grades, and that the record showed that 90 percent of the students passed.
The decision comes as students in grades I-VIII are set to return to Islamabad schools on Monday (tomorrow) after the government agreed to resume in-person classes.
Classes for grades 9-10 are already being held in the schools.
The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), which oversees public sector schools and colleges in Islamabad, said in a notification that the exam schedule for grades 1-8 would be announced soon.
According to a report in The News, the decision came after the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) approved in-person classes after Pakistan saw a decrease in coronavirus cases in the federal capital.