Students of grade V and VIII will have to take exams for promotion.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Government has decided to promote students of government schools of federal capital studying in grade I to IV, VI and VII without exams.

According to sources, the Ministry of Education has given approval to promote the students while students of grade V and VIII will have to take exams for promotion.

It also merits mention that schools across Punjab will reopen from June 7 (tomorrow), the provincial education department announced.

Educational institutes will be allowed to call 50% students to attend classes on alternate days, the education department said in a statement.

No student should be allowed to attend classes for two consecutive days.

Educational institutions across Pakistan were to reopen May 24, but the government decided to keep them closed till June 7 in the districts where the coronavirus positivity rate was above 5%.