For discouraging the use of unjust and unlawful means during the matriculation examination, the provincial government has imposed section 144 around the examination centres in Karachi.
As per a notification issued by the home department of Sindh, the station house officers (SHOs) of the concerned police stations were given authority to register complaints of the unlawful means and take action against the violation of section 144 around the examination centres.
The notification reads that the code of conduct for the examination’s would be put into effect strictly during the Secondary School Certificate examinations-2019.
Dr Saeeduddin—the Chairman of the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) said on Sunday that all the photocopy shops near the examination centres would remain closed during the exam timings.
He informed that in total 0.36million students would be appearing in the matriculation examination this year and added that the board has set up 365 examination centres, which includes 202 private schools and 163 public schools, in Karachi.
Syed Sardar Ali Shah—the Sindh Education Minister earlier on the 22nd of March announced to delay the matric exams throughout the province.
While addressing a protest which was demonstrated by the All Pakistan Clerks Association (APCA) and the lower staff members outside the Karachi Press Club, the education minister said that the examinations were delayed owing to their strike as the matriculation boards could not complete their arrangements.
He had said now the matric exams would start from the 1st of April throughout the province. He has given assurance to the protestors that no controlling authority was being set up in the education department.
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