All Cambridge exams, such as the O/A exams scheduled in Pakistan on May 11 have been cancelled for this year due to the situation of law and order since the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan.
The British Council said in a statement on Wednesday that all Cambridge International, Pearson, University of London, ACCA, and IELTS tests across Pakistan have been suspended because of the deteriorating situation in the country. This includes exams for O/A levels.
The British Council’s accounts relationship manager, Khurram Shah, says that all papers planned on Thursday morning and evening have been scrapped across the country.
Arslan Siddiqui, who works as a spokesman for Cambridge International Assessment, said that cancelled papers will not be rescheduled, according to policy.
He said that the examination had two parts and that students’ scores on the cancelled papers were based on how well they did on the first paper and other techniques.
Uzma Yusuf, who is the Country Director for Pakistan for Cambridge International, stated that the tests were cancelled because the safety of the students and teachers is of paramount importance.
All of exams scheduled on May 10 have been cancelled by the British Council following chaos in the country after the arrest of the former Prime Minister, Imran Khan.
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The British Council said in a statement that tests scheduled for Wednesday in both the morning and evening shifts have been cancelled. This came after private schools said they would close their schools.