KARACHI: Matric exams on Monday began in Karachi under the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK), ARY News reported.
According to BSEK officials, a total number of 348,249 students are appearing in the annual examinations. The paper that started at 9.30 in the morning ended at 11.30. The duration of each paper is two hours.
The officials also informed that overall 438 examination centres have been established in the city. Section 144 has been imposed in the surrounding areas of the examination centres. All photo state shops all closed.
During the exams, COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) would be implemented.
According to the schedule, the science group exams will be conducted in the morning, while general group papers will be held in the evening shift.
It was decided to take practical exams in the matric and intermediate classes after theory papers and schools and colleges will hold practical exams within their premises.
Students who fail to clear examinations will be given passing marks in elective subjects and further marking of compulsory subjects would be made as per the numbers obtained in elective papers.
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