The British Council has cancelled all exams scheduled for Thursday, May 11, in Pakistan due to violent protests following Imran Khan’s detention.
On Wednesday, the British Council cancelled all Cambridge International tests in Pakistan, including O- and A-levels, Pearson, University of London, ACCA, and IELTS.
British Council accounts relationship manager Khuuram Shah said all morning and evening papers scheduled for Thursday have been cancelled nationwide.
Cambridge International Assessment spokesperson Arslan Siddiqui said cancelled papers are not retaken worldwide.
He claimed an examination paper had two sections and points for cancelled papers were based on the first paper and other student performance.
International Country Director for Pakistan Uzma Yusuf stated the exams were cancelled to ensure student and instructor safety.
Day before. Due to uncertainties after former prime minister Imran Khan’s arrest, the British Council has also cancelled all papers scheduled for today, May 10.
After private schools closed, the British Council cancelled Wednesday’s morning and evening exams.