Punjab Examination Commission (PEC) is an autonomous body set up by the Government of the Punjab to assess and examine students’ learning achievements particularly of grade 5 and 8. PEC started functioning in 2005 and in 2006 conducted 5th grade population examination for the first time in the Province. Now PEC is a statutory body working under Punjab Examination Commission Act XI of 2010.
PEC develops tests and further gets them printed for the districts of Punjab. The districts administer and score the tests. PEC then prepares results for each district, about 2 to5 million students, both from public and private sector schools appear in the examination every year.
Moreover, we prepare reports which serve teachers, teacher educators and researchers for improving students’ learning. The data collected from 36 districts of the province provides feedback to the system, policy making, educational managers and teachers for improving students’ learning.
The commission consists of 18 members out of which 3 MPAs, 2 educationists and two persons from private schools are nominated by the Government.