Public and private universities have been allowed to conduct examinations. The Department of Higher Education has issued a notification for conducting examinations during the closure of educational institutions.

According to details, universities and colleges were allowed to conduct examinations during the holidays, the Department of Higher Education allowed universities and colleges to conduct examinations, universities were allowed to conduct examinations till March 28, to ensure implementation of Corona SOPs. The department has clarified that universities and colleges will be allowed to conduct the examinations as per the pre-issued examination schedule, the HED officials said.


On the other hand, schools in Lahore have been allowed to take quarterly and entrance examinations till Friday. Papers are being taken in various schools under SOPs. In some schools, two papers have been placed in one day. Papers are being taken under SOPs in various schools today after getting permission to take quarterly and entrance examinations.

Examinations are being conducted in 8 districts of Punjab including Lahore. The school administration has expressed happiness over getting permission for the examinations. They said that if the papers were not allowed, there was a danger of losing the children's year. According to the school education department, all schools should complete their papers by Friday as no one will be allowed to take the exam after Friday.


It may be mentioned that matriculation examinations will start from May 4, intermediate from June 12, Punjab Board Committee of Chairman has formally announced, matriculation results will be announced on August 31 and inter results will be announced on September 30. The pamphlets will not be prepared as per the smart syllabus. Some questions will also be given from outside the smart syllabus.