Fee for matric examination increased in Punjab

08:15 PM | 16 Nov, 2023
Fee for matric examination increased in Punjab
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LAHORE – All the nine Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISEs) in Punjab have announced an increase in fee for upcoming annual examination for matric.

The boards in a notification said that the matric exam fee has been jacked up by Rs150 to Rs700 from previous Rs550.

They will also receive additional charges in wake of development fund, scholarship fund and sports fund along with the processing fee for the admission form. 

The official notification said students will have to pay Rs200 for the development fund, Rs80 in wake of scholarship fund, Rs100 as sports fee, and Rs530 for the processing fee, in addition to the examination fee. The admission form fee has also been fixed at Rs100.

Fee Structure for Different Groups

Groups Fees
The board has fixed fee for regular science group Rs 1400
Arts group students will pay Rs 1400
General group students will pay Rs 1300

Fee For Private Students

Groups Fees
Private science group students will pay Rs 1500
Private Arts group students will pay Rs 1500
 Private General group students will pay Rs 1400

Total Admission Fees 

After the increase, the total admission fee for regular science group students stands at Rs3,110 and Rs3.010 for regular arts group students, excluding practical.

The admission fee for private science group students has surged to Rs3,210, while private arts group students with practicals will pay Rs3,210. 

The deadline for submitting admission forms with single fee is December 12. Later, the boards will accept admission forms with double fee till Dec 26. It will be triple from Dec 27 to January 3.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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