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New Changes Coming to Schools and Colleges in Sindh from the Upcoming Academic Year

The Sindh Education Department has issued recommendations for the commencement of the 2024-2025 academic year in schools and colleges.

Following recent approvals, classes in schools and colleges are slated to begin on August 1, 2024, rather than the previously scheduled date of April 1, 2024.

For the academic session 2024-25, summer vacation in institutions will span from June 1, 2024, to July 31, 2024. Additionally, winter vacations are set from December 21, 2024, to December 31, 2024.

As per the notification, students of grades I to III will be promoted without summative assessments, though formative assessments will be conducted in schools, and students’ progress will be communicated to parents.

Here’s the examination and result schedule breakdown:

  • Examinations for grades IV to VIII: April 15 to April 27, 2024.
  • Examinations for grades IX and X: First week of May 2024.
  • Examinations for grades XI and XII: Last week of May 2024.

DCAR will aid in the assessment and prepare model papers for all categories.

  • Grade X results will be announced by July 31, 2024.
  • Grade XII results will be announced by August 31, 2024.
  • Grade IX and XI results will be announced 50 days after the announcement of grades X and XII results, respectively.

The Sports Week will kick off in the first week of December 2024.

Examinations will include:

  • 20% Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • 40% Constructed Response Questions (CRQs)
  • 40% Extended Response Questions (ERQs)

A 15-day teacher training session will be organized by the allied wings of the School Education & Literacy Department.

Shayan Hussain
Shayan Hussain
Shayan Hussain is the founder and owner of Pakistan Morning Post. He is also a YouTuber and Freelancer. The sole purpose of Pakistan Morning Post is to share updates independently about Pakistan and rest of the world.

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