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Sindh govt. discusses outsourcing Examination System

Sindh govt. discusses outsourcing Examination System
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The Education Boards will invite tenders from 3rd party to outsource the conduct of examination

Karachi, Sindh

All the Education Boards of Sindh will remain intact however the Boards are authorized to outsource some of their responsibilities with regards to conduct of examinations to any third party for which the tenders will also be invited by same Boards on their own.

This transpired in a meeting, presided over by Sindh Minister for Education Boards and Universities Muhammad Ismail Rahu on Tuesday March 28, 2023.

“The meeting decided that the Education Boards will outsource the conduct of examinations and will invite the tenders,” an official handout said.

“The Boards should outsource at least one phase of the examinations this year without disturbing the examination schedule,” Rahu said instructing the officials. “The Boards should acquire some of the services of third party this year and more services during next year.”

Ismail Rahu said that the decision of involving third party has been taken with a view to ensure a transparent examination system. “The Education Boards will be responsibility for holding the examination involving third party. The Boards will have to pay for the services acquired for holding the examinations,” he said.

Minister urged to initiate the outsourcing process this year. “Some of the services must be outsourced to third party this year,” he said adding that the Boards will be responsible for preparing question papers while the third party will provide the answer copies.

Secretary, Boards and Universities, Muhammad Mureed Rahmoo said the government is consulting all the stakeholders to finalize the plan of outsourcing the examination system to third party.

All the Chairmen of Education Boards of Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad, Sukkur and Larkana attended the meeting.



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