The National University of Modern Languages (NUML) announced Thursday that students across Pakistan will take their final exams in a few weeks after students across Pakistan have protested face-to-face tests amid the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic. [ISLAMABAD]
The NUML Islamabad of public relations officer (PRO), in a tweet, said the decisions were made “in pursuit of the government guidelines and HEC.
Attention: pic.twitter.com/gua1JOqglA— Public Relations Officer (@PRO_NUML) January 28, 2021
However, “Dr./M.Phil/MS, language (functional courses), and laboratory-related exams will be held physically.
” The squash offered students who were facing contact issues at home to”use IT facilities on campus NUML “as well as university transportation” on all current methods during exam days.”
The day before that, HEC formally allowed universities throughout Pakistan to conduct online examinations, and Federal Education Minister Shafkat Mehmud said he was “happy” over the decision.
I am happy to note that HEC has formally allowed the universities to conduct online exams with adequate safeguards. This paves the way for them to devise right procedures quickly to do so. Education standards must be kept up. Work hard students and wish you the best pic.twitter.com/8jgLKedivp— Shafqat Mahmood (@Shafqat_Mahmood) January 27, 2021
“It is up to universities to determine whether they want to take physical exams or Online exams,” the commission said in a press release.