Matric, ninth May 28 postponed exams to take place in first week of June: BSEK

Federal government declared May 28 a national holiday on the occasion of Youm-e-Takbeer

By
Rana Javaid
Matric, ninth May 28 postponed exams to take place in first week of June: BSEK
A file image of students attempting exams. — APP/File

KARACHI: The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) has announced that the May 28 postponed exams will now take place on Sunday (June 2).

Matric, ninth May 28 postponed exams to take place in first week of June: BSEK

The federal government declared May 28 a national holiday on the occasion of Youm-e-Takbeer, the day when Pakistan conducted successful nuclear tests in the hills of Chaghai in 1998.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the education board said that since the intermediate's annual examinations would also be taking place simultaneously, the delayed papers would be taken at the same examination centres.

The communique stated that in the morning shift, the ninth class (Science Group) will give their Urdu Normal Course, Sindhi Normal Course (Compulsory), Geography of Pakistan Paper- I, and English Literature in lieu of Urdu.

It added that matric class (General Group) students, in the evening shift, will give their Arabic, Persian, and Household Accounts papers.