Unvaccinated students will be denied admissions, exams in Sindh colleges

KARACHI: In a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 and protect the students from the virus, the Sindh government Tuesday made vaccination mandatory for students of grade XI and above.

According to a notification issued by the director of college education Karachi region, “No students will be allowed admission, take classes, appear in the practical exam, or other examinations prior to vaccination.”

All the college principals have been directed to establish vaccination desks at the colleges to facilitate the students and representatives of the health department, read the notification.

The director asked the principals to launch the vaccination drive in their concerned colleges from today and fill the consent form and get it signed from parents or guardians properly.

Unvaccinated students will be denied admissions, exams in Sindh colleges


The vaccination drive would be only carried out after taking consent from parents of students aged 17 and above, said the official.

“If students are below the age of 17 years collect their data and submit the same to this directorate along with their NADRA B-Form,” read the notification.