University of Karachi (UoK) on Sunday rescinded its decision and clarified that all semester examinations will be held tomorrow as scheduled.
Earlier, a university spokesman had said that all examinations being held on Monday November 27 were cancelled. However, a few minutes later he said that the Vice Chancellor had instructed that all exams will be held as scheduled.
This has placed thousands of students in uncertainty due to the law and order situation in the city.
Karachi University administration, in uncertain circumstances, at last minute postpones exams and closes the university,” said a student as the university first announced that that exams had been postponed.
Punjab education institutes closed
Meanwhile, all educational institutions in Punjab will remain closed for next couple of days in wake of Islamabad operation against protesters camping out at Faizabad Interchange.
The decision has been taken after keeping the law and order situation of province in view, the provincial minister for education said. The academies in Islamabad will also remain closed tomorrow.
Hundreds of Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) workers have been camping out at Faizabad Interchange in protest for over 20 days, seeking action against those involved in now-withdrawn amendments in the oath taken by parliamentarians.
The government launched a crackdown against the protesters on Saturday to clear the arterial traffic intersection. However, the police remained failed to disperse the demonstrators and situation still remains tense.