KARACHI – The British Council has announced that all Cambridge exams scheduled on May 15 and beyond will be held as per the schedule.
According to reports, the decision was taken after discussions between Cambridge International and British Council teams and evaluation of the prevailing law and order situation in Pakistan.
As per the decision, all exams scheduled for Monday (May 15) and beyond in the morning and afternoon sessions will be held across Pakistan as per the schedule.
“Cancelling the exams on May 10, 11 and 12 has been a difficult decision for the British Council. Your safety and well-being come first, and that’s why this decision was taken. We know this is a crucial time in your academic journey, and the disruption caused by the current situation is not ideal. We want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to ensure that Cambridge students can continue their education journey without any interruption,” Cambridge Pakistan Country Director Uzma Yousuf and British Council Pakistan Country Director Amir Ramzan said in a joint statement addressed to Cambridge students.
“Our team is continuously monitoring the situation, and we will keep you updated as we have more information. We are completely committed to providing a safe and secure environment for you to sit for your exams,” the statement reads.
Cambridge clarified that it would not award results based on school assessed grades, and would not ask schools to collect a portfolio of evidence of candidates’ work. Cambridge said it would award grades based only on examinations taken by the candidates.