BISEs all set to hold matric exams
Lahore, April 02, 2008: Eight education boards in Punjab are trying to make foolproof
arrangements for matriculation examinations keeping in mind the next government
to be headed by Shahbaz Sharif.
The annual secondary school certificate
(matriculation) examination would commence from April 8 across the province and
the new government would be in place the next day. A caretaker set up would be
at the helm of affairs during matriculation examinations but Shahbaz Sharif
would call the shots.
According to sources, Education Department
officials and high ups of the Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education
(BISEs) are nervous because the commencement of examinations and formation of a
new government would coincide. They fear that any untoward incident could cost
them their job when the new chief minister takes over. The sources said the
department was focused on the forthcoming examinations being held at a crucial
An official seeking anonymity said that Shahbaz Sharif was believed
to be a tough and strict administrator. The examination system was also reformed
during Shahbaz's tenure as the chief minister, he added. He said that Shahbaz
established a special monitoring cell to supervise matriculation and
intermediate examinations as CM.
The cell was still active and efforts
were being made to improve its working, he added.
estimated that around 1 million students across the province would appear in the
SSC examinations, the official said. He said the department was making an
all-out effort to hold examinations in a free and fair manner and provide good
facilities to candidates at examination centres.
He said ban on
transfer/postings in the Education Department was likely to be lifted in
May/June during annual summer holidays. He said representatives of law
enforcement agencies and heads of Boards of Intermediate and Secondary
Educations were scheduled to meet on April 4 to chalk out a security plan for
He said the department had formed special squads to
liaise with law enforcement agencies and the monitoring cell.
to the sources, the Education Department was working on a presentation on its
programmes, projects and policies.
The presentation would cover
performance and functioning of various wings of the department and policies
especially those introduced by the PML government, the sources added. The News
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