Karachi: In the meeting of the Chairman of the Inter-Border Committee (IBCC), it was approved that the new grading system will be implemented in the next three years.
According to Express News, the entrance exams and annual examinations for 2023 will be held in April and May respectively across the country including Sindh, and it was decided at the IBCC meeting held in Lahore on Thursday.
At the meeting, Al-Sanad informed that the series of exams in the education councils in Sindh will start immediately after Eid Al-Fitr, and it was already decided at the meeting that was held under the chairmanship of the Secretary of Universities and Councils, Mr. erected all over Sindh. The exams are April 27 while the Inter exams should start from May 15.
Further, approval of this decision will be obtained from the soon expected Steering Committee meeting chaired by Sindh Education Minister Sardar Ali Shah, along with, in the meeting organized by IBCC, “10 Point Grading System” at matric and inter levels across the country Executable.
IBCC Secretary Ghulam Ali Mallah told Express that the current grading system at the internal and past levels has been abolished, and in the next three years until 2025 a 10-point grading system will be implemented across the country and will be implemented. I started from the upcoming exams.
Under this grading system, he said, the term “F” meaning “failure” was removed from the student’s examination notes and replaced with a “U” meaning “unsatisfactory”. Similarly, students who get 95 to 100 per cent marks will get an A++ grade which is called exceptional.
Similarly, an A+ of 90 to 95 percent is called excellent, an A of 85 to 90 is called outstanding, and a B++ of 80 to 85 is called excellent.
According to the secretary of the IBCC, a B+ from 75 to 80 is called very good, a B from 70 to 75 is called good and a C grade from 60 to 70 is called fair, a D grade from 50 to 60 is called satisfactory and 40 from to 50 E class called sufficient.
The IBCC secretary said that since the passing marks at undergraduate level are already around 40 and 50 while the passing marks for the aptitude test are also 50, so universities have to increase the passing scores to align these examination results. The decision has been made.