Education Department, Government of Balochistan has announced a new education policy for year 2019. According to the new policy announced, the Balochistan Government has ended the Class Five Board Exams. However, board exams shall be held for class 8. There will be no Pass/Fail concept from KG to Class 5, the new education policy mentions.
It has also been learned that a suggestion is under consideration to end the Class 9 board exams as well. However, no decision has been taken in this regard. So, from year 2020, there will be no board exam for Class 5, but all students of Government and Private schools will appear in Class 8 board exam.
t is also pertinent to mention here that Punjab Government has also introduced a similar education policy in this regard.