Federal Directorate of Education has introduced a new policy for promotion of the students in the next class. Students are required to get minimum 40% marks and attain a minimum of 75% class attendance to be promoted in the next class. A notification has been issued in this regard.
The new policy will be applicable for 424 schools and colleges in Islamabad capital territory. As per policy, the students failing in more than two subjects would be declared failed and will not be promoted in the next class. The students failing in two or less subjects would be required to maintain minimum 40% overall percentage to be promoted in the next class.
FDE has also divided the subjects from class five to nine into two categories. According to the category-I, in case of a student failed in any subject along-with English, he will have to get minimum 40 per cent or above marks for promotion in next class.
While, the category-II also bounded the students to obtain at least 25 per cent marks in the subjects in which he failed for promoting to next class.