LAHORE – The Punjab Boards Committee of Chairpersons (PBCC) approved on Saturday the revised schedule for three postponed papers of the Secondary School Certificate Part-1, 9th Class, First Annual Examination, 2023.
According to the revised schedule, the paper of Tarjama-tul-Quran-ul-Majeed (Compulsory)/Ethics (for non-Muslims) will be held on May 17, 2023. The paper of Chemistry/General Science will be held on May 18 and the paper of Islamiyat (Compulsory)/Seert-ul-Rasool will be held on May 19.
Earlier, these papers were scheduled to be held on May 10, 11 and 12, but they were postponed due to the law and order situation in Pakistan that arose after the arrest of former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan on May 9 in Islamabad in the Al-Qadir Trust corruption case.
According to the official notification issued by Irfan Ahmad, Controller of Examinations, PBCC/BISE, Lahore, “The students will be sent SMS at their mobile numbers given in their admission forms. The practical schedule will also be revised accordingly by the respective BISEs as per their date-sheets. Students will be able to give their papers at already allotted examination centres according to their groups; with old roll number slips as well as revised roll number slips can also be downloaded online from the official website of the Board.
Earlier on Friday, the British Council announced that all Cambridge exams scheduled on May 15 and beyond will be held as per the schedule. The decision was taken after discussions between Cambridge International and British Council teams and evaluation of the current law and order situation in Pakistan.