The Punjab Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education have agreed to include Quran translation as a new topic in the matriculating and intermediate curricula.
According to specifics, the board will administer the Holy Quran translation exam to students in grades 9 and 11.
The curriculum for the course containing the additional topic will also be prepared by the Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board.
The overall number of matriculation marks will rise to 1200 with the addition of the Holy Quran translation as a subject.
The Punjab school boards had already planned to make the matriculation results public by August 31.
According to information provided to ARY News, the educational boards have agreed that this year, grades would be given to students instead of ranks, and all students will be deemed successful.
The conference determined that the different boards’ websites would post the findings online.