Islamabad - Bahria University (BU) will remain closed till January 9, 2015 due to ongoing precarious security situation.

Earlier, the university had announced to close the campus for a week. Federal Urdu University of Arts and Sciences has also announced to suspend academic activities for a week and classes will not be held from December 22 to 29.

AIOU postponed its master level examinations on security grounds which were scheduled to be held on 22nd, 23rd and 24th across the country. According to controller of exams, these papers would now be held on 12th, 13th and 14th of January 2015. The exams centres and timing will remain unchanged; however, roll number slips already issued to the students will be valid/acceptable. Other major public and private universities have already announced that academic activities will remain suspended for one week due to security situation.

 after the attack on Army Public School in Peshawar.