ISLAMABAD(PESHAWAR), 08 July: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Education Minister Shahram Tarakai said on Thursday that matric and intermediate examinations in the province will start on July 10.
Speaking to the media during his visit to a government school, the minister said a total of 14,153,70 students belonging to eight different boards will take the exams.
He said he had issued directives for ensuring an uninterrupted power supply and availability of potable water and other necessary facilities for the students at examination centres across the province.
The matric students will sit four papers while the intermediate students three papers.
The minister said there will be a ban on the use of mobile phones inside the examination centres.
Earlier, the minister had announced a new schedule for matric and inter examinations. The minister said that the examinations of classes matric and inter will begin from July 10 in the province.
Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood advised the students to stop spending time on Twitter to make trends against exams and focus on their education as papers will not be cancelled or postponed.
He was talking about ongoing physical exams and the issue of Pakistani students studying in China.