The Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) was set up at Federal Level in 1972 with the responsibilities to exchange information among the members Boards on all aspects of Intermediate and Secondary Education in order to achieve a fair measure of uniformity of academic evaluation and curricular standards and to promote curricular and extra-curricular activities on Inter Board basis including to serve as a forum of discussion and consultation for the chief executives of the Boards on all matters relating to the development and promotion of Intermediate and Secondary Education, and to make suitable recommendations to the Government. It is also obligatory for IBCC to advise on and facilitate the exchange of teachers and students including perform such other functions as may be incidental or conducive to the attainment of the objectives, besides authentication of Educational documents issued by the recognized examining bodies and equivalence of foreign qualification up-to Higher Secondary level.
IBCC TO ENSURE EXPEDITED EQUIVALENCE FOR A LEVEL STUDENTS
IBCC, has announced an expedited special policy on the directions of the Federal Minister for Education, endorsed by Steering Committee of IBCC, to collect application from students appeared in ‘O’ & ‘A’ Level examination from 31st December, 2020. Such students are required to submit their application through TCS or they will also be accommodated through walk-in mode by observing the SOPs adopted to cope with COVID-19 pandemic.
The candidates will require to submit original and attested copies of ‘O’ & ‘A’ Level certificates passed before November 2020 and Statement of Entry of November, 2020 Examination. The candidates will also require to submit an affidavit that in case of any alteration with the results or documents IBCC reserves the right to take action in the light of IBCC regulations.
After receipt of online results, IBCC will prepare provisional equivalence within three days which can be collected from IBCC (Head Office) Islamabad or its regional offices of Bahawalpur, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta. IBCC will also send the provisional equivalence by e-mail to the candidates to facilitate in timely admission process.
TCS Courier to facilitate the domestic attestation/equivalence
IBCC has officially designated the TCS Courier to facilitate the domestic attestation/equivalence seekers for getting attestation/equivalence of educational documents from all over Pakistan. In this regard, the applicants will hand over the application form, required documents and attestation/equivalence fee along with courier service charges at respective centres of Courier Service for the purpose of attestation/equivalence.
The courier company would be responsible for returning the submitted documents back to the applicants at their specified/given addresses.
Fake News about SSC & HSSC Examinations
It is circulated for general information of all concerned and general public that a fake news about rescheduling of examinations has been uploaded on social media. This is absolutely wrong having even no base and it has officially been denied by IBCC that the said news item was neither issued by the IBCC, nor it is the obligation of IBCC to treat the matters in such a way. Besides, no officer as shown the signatory of this fake communication exists as Secretary IBCC. The entire news item appeared in social media has no worth at all. All the BISEs across the country work according to their domain and schedule. All are therefore requested not to pay any attention to fake information about rescheduling of examination. The conduct of examination is the domain of respective boards in accordance with their schedules. Any further information may be obtained from respective boards about conduct and allied matters of examinations.