Punjab examination commission has gotten the authority to hold the 5th class exams across the Punjab province. For the assessment of students PEC holds exams for 5th class students. It was established in 2005 as a commanding body at elementary level. It has the responsibility to hold the exams, develop test across the Punjab district and then announces the results of 5th grade students. Public and private sector institutions are affiliated with the commission. There are eight educational boards which have gotten the affiliation of PEC and these are Lahore, Gujranwala, Multan, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Bahawalpur and DG Khan. These main boards hold exams for 36 districts for the students of areas.
Punjab examination commission PEC generally announces the date sheet for 5th grade students one month before the beginning of exam. It starts the registration process in September or October and after completing this process it issues the date sheets. Students can also get the detailed information of registration, date sheet, roll number slips and final exams at the official site of PEC www.pec.edu.pk.