Here’s when summer vacations are starting across Pakistan

The federal and provincial governments have introduced summer vacations for college students across the nation.

Holidays in federal instructional establishments will start on July 18 and final until August 1. The vacations will solely be for college students, whereas lecturers should go to high school as per routine.

In a gathering of the National Command and Operation Centre on Monday, the federal government instructed the summer break ought to be from July 18 and August 1. The remaining determination, nonetheless, lies with the provincial governments.

Here is a province-wide breakdown of vacations this yr:


Students in Punjab will get pleasure from a month-long summer trip this yr. The holidays will begin on July 1 and college students will return to high school on August 2. The orders are relevant to each private and non-private instructional establishments.

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas has requested youngsters and oldsters to stick to SOPs throughout this time.

Intermediate and matriculation students will sit for their exams from July 10. The schedule for the assessments has been divided into two phases. Here are the finalised dates:

Phase 1
>Class 10 – July 29 to August 7
>Class 12 – July 10 to July 19

Phase 2
>Class 9 – August 29 (starting)
>Class 11 – August 13 (starting)


The Sindh authorities is in opposition to summer holidays for 2021.

Earlier this week, the province’s schooling division advised colleges that it gained’t announce vacations as a result of college students have already suffered big losses due to the pandemic.

“The Covid situation in the country is currently under control,” All Pakistan Private Schools Federation President Kashif Mirza stated, stressing the inclusion of stakeholders within the decision-making course of.

He added that over 10,000 colleges have shut down this yr attributable to losses, whereas attendance at instructional institutes has been reduce down by 50%.

Matriculations exams in the province will begin on July 10, while intermediate students will sit for their assessments on July 26.

The College Education Department of the Sindh authorities made the next bulletins in a notification.

  • Examinations of HSC might be taken in solely elective topics.
  • They will comprise a 60% condensed syllabus.
  • Exams of sophistication 11 will begin after the papers of twelfth graders have ended.
  • Format of the exams will comprise 50% MCQs, 30% ‏quick questions, and 20% ‏lengthy questions.
  • Papers might be two hours lengthy.
  • No practicals might be performed.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

For college students in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, holidays will final 10 days from July 1 to July 11.

According to the KP Education Department, the orders might be relevant to all colleges, schools, universities, and seminaries.

Exams for college students of tenth and twelfth grades within the province might be held from July 10 to July 19, whereas ninth and eleventh graders will sit for exams from July 27 to August 4.

The assessments might be performed on campus. Students gained’t be allowed inside with out masks and social distancing must be practiced.

Gilgit Baltistan

In Gilgit Baltistan, colleges might be closed indefinitely from July 1 after an increase in coronavirus circumstances was reported at instructional establishments.

The authorities has determined to name off all festivals within the province as properly. Tourists heading up gained’t be allowed to enter with out their Covid-19 free medical reviews and vaccination certificates.

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