Shafqat Mehmood—the Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training said that all the educational boards in Pakistan would be evolving a calendar for making sure that the intermediate results are announced until the 31st of July.
He attended an inter-provincial education ministers conference and after that, he said that the educational boards would announce the exam results on time so that the students could get admission to the respective universities or other educational institutes throughout the nation.
He said that the students face a tough time in getting admissions to the universities as the educational boards conduct exams in various months, he added that it was also decided in the conference that students should be given certificates for passing the 8th class examinations by the board.
The minister also informed that a decision would also be taken whether the examination of 9th and 11th grades be taken or not.
Shafqat Mehmood said that efforts were being done to table the proposal of transforming the PM house into a university, in the present session of the National Assembly (NA).
Answering a question, the minister said that it was also decided that secondary classes be started during daytime in primary schools for encouraging the out-of-school children.
All the provinces have been asked to submit recommendations for improving the literacy rate which would be discussed during the next meeting that is to be held in Quetta in the month of July.
He informed that a professional group has been made for introducing a uniform education system in the country. He also said that the same syllabus should be introduced in the private institutes.
The minister said that across the world semester system is practiced in higher education and that it should also be implemented in Pakistan.