Intermediate Exams Postponed Again Due to Rain in Karachi

The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) has postponed the Intermediate examinations that were previously scheduled for today (Thursday) due to torrential rains in the city. The regular and private examinations of the Arts Group and practical exams of the Science Group have been rescheduled.

Following are the exams that have been postponed by the BIEK:

  • Advance Urdu Paper-II
  • Arabic Paper-II
  • Persian Paper-II
  • Sindhi Paper -II
  • English Paper-II
  • Mathematics Paper-II
  • Computer Science Paper-I (Special Students)

In relation to this, the board’s spokesperson detailed that the rescheduled examinations will take place at the previously declared times and examination centers on 25 August.

Sindh Government has announced a public holiday for all public and private schools and colleges throughout the province after a flood-like situation emerged due to severe downpours. The BIEK has instructed the colleges to reschedule the practical examinations accordingly, reports BBC Urdu.
All schools and colleges across Sindh will remain closed on Thursday due to ongoing monsoon rains. Private educational institutes in the metropolis will also be closed, according to All Sindh Private Schools and Colleges Association (APSCA) Chairman Haider Ali.

Moreover, he added that the decision had been made keeping in view the weather conditions of the city.

It is to be noted that several areas of the metropolis were hit by severe rainfall on 17 August, whereas more rain is forecast until 19 August.