FDE asks students to get 40 percent marks,75 attendance for promotion in next class

ISLAMABAD:Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) under its new policy, has bounded the students to get overall at-least 40 percent marks and 75 percent class attendance for promotion in the next class.

According to the sources, FDE has issued a notification introducing new promotion policy for the students of its 424 schools and colleges of the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT).

The notification highlighting the new policy, stated that the students from class one to 9th, would not be promoted in next class if they were failed in more than two subject.

Those students, who were failed in only two subjects would be promoted in next class with the condition of achieving overall at-least 40 percent marks.

FDE has also divided the subjects from class five to nine into two categories, the sources said adding that according to the category-I, in case of a student failed in any subject along-with English, he will have to get minimum 40 percent or above marks for promotion in next class.

While, the category-II also bounded the students to obtain at least 25 percent marks in the subjects in which he failed for promoting to next class.

They said that the new policy was being implemented in the examination system of current session of 2020.

The notification in that regard has been issued to the heads of the institutions and Area Education Officers (AEO) of the federal capital.