PESHAWAR: The annual matriculation examinations for 9th and 10th classes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in 2024 have been rescheduled by a month due to the observance of Ramadan.
As per the revised schedule, the matric exams for Peshawar and all other boards in KP will now commence on April 18, shifting from the initially planned date of March 14. The Chairman of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Peshawar announced this decision, emphasizing that it was made in response to numerous requests from students and parents. The change aims to accommodate the religious significance of the month of Ramadan.
The modification in the examination timetable was finalized during a meeting involving the chairpersons of all educational boards in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In contrast, the Punjab boards have reaffirmed the schedule and tentative dates for the Matric exams, ensuring that the examinations will proceed as originally planned. According to the approved tentative date sheet by the committee of chairpersons of Punjab boards, the 10th class exams are scheduled to begin on March 1, while the 9th class exams will kick off from March 19.