KARACHI: To relieve students from the race for marks and provide them quality education, the Inter-Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC) has introduced a new grade system for matriculation and inter examinations across the country.
According to IBCC, the results of class 9th and 11th annual examinations will be declared in 2024 under the new grading system.
It is pertinent to mention here that the new grading system is a 10-point grading system (A++, A+, A, B++, B+, B, C, D, E, U) whereas the previous system was based on 7-point Was based. Grading System (A-1, A, B, C, D, E, F).
The IBCC said the new system aims to curb the competition among students, parents and institutions to score maximum marks. The new 10-point grading scheme is designed to enhance the assessment and evaluation process for students.
Addressing a workshop dedicated to the implementation of the new grading scheme for Sindh examination boards today, IBCC Chairman Ghulam Ali Mallah said that they want to rid students of the race for marks and provide them better education.
“The event received an overwhelming response and reflects the commitment of the Sindh Examination Board towards adopting progressive changes aimed at enhancing the quality of education and assessment,” Mallah said.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) Sharaf Ali Shah claimed that the new grading system will bring ease for students and teachers. He further said that this system is applicable across the world.
“With the changing landscape of education, it is important to adapt our assessment systems to better meet the needs of our students,” he said.
It is pertinent to mention here that this change in grading policy does not affect the qualifications as the scheme of study remains the same.