NCOC has decided that board exams in the country shall continue as per schedule. Hence, 9th and 1st year exams in the country shall be held as planned by the Boards of Intermediate and Secondary education. It is also decided that summer vacations will not be extended in Islamabad.
Provincial Governments has been allowed to decide about the extension of summer vacations. Members of NCOC has shown consensus to allow educational institutions to remain open under strict SOPs. However, provincial governments can decide to extend summer vacations if the corona situation gets worse in specific regions.
National Command and operation Center meeting was held today on July 28, 2021. Major issues regarding reopening of educational institutions after summer vacations and promotion of 9th and 1st year students were discussed. But the decision has been finalized not to extend the vacations and also not to promote 9th and 1st year students.