On May 24, 2021 the Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood announced that all board exams will be held this year after June 20, 2021 and students will not be promoted without exams.

Today (May 26, 2021), the schedule of all matric and inter exams has been announced by the Higher Education Department (HED) in Punjab. According to HED all board exams in Punjab will start on June 26, 2021.

According to the proposed schedule by Punjab Higher Education Department, exams of Inter Part 2 (Grade 12) will start first. Exams of Grade12 will start on June 26, 2021, in Punjab. Exams of the Grade 10 class will start after 15 days of inter part 2 exams, in Punjab.

According to the proposed schedule, exams of  Grade 9 and Grade 11 will start in September.

The date sheet for all Punjab board exams will be issued within 2-3 days by the Punjab Higher Education Department.

Before this NCOC has announced that educational institutions with less than a 5% COVID-19 Ratio will be reopened from May 24, 2021. Education institutions are open in the 16 districts of Punjab with 50% attendance on alternate days. Education Institutions are open in the following districts of Punjab.

  • Bahawalnagar
  • Chakwal
  • Chiniot
  • Hafizabad
  • Jhang
  • Jhelum
  • Kasur
  • Mandi Bahuddin
  • Nankana Sahib
  • Narowal
  • Pakpattan
  • Rajanpur
  • Sahiwal
  • Sheikhupura
  • Sialkot
  • Vehari
While in the remaining districts of Punjab Schools will be open from June 07, 2021 in a staggered approach.