The Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Monday issued a showcause notice to Habibullah Bahar University College for alleged irregularities in its examination center.
In the showcause notice sent by the board on Monday, it is mentioned that Additional Secretary of Secondary and Higher Education Department under the Education Ministry Abu Yusuf inspected the examination hall of the college on Sunday (November 13).
During the inspection, he found irregularities in the examination hall. He found that in some rooms two examinees were seated on a 4 feet bench and in some rooms three examinees were seated on a 6 feet bench. The additional secretary also found an environment where the examinees were talking among themselves and looking at each other's answer sheets in some rooms, the notice said.
Hall observers were not properly performing their duties, which is a clear violation of the HSC Examination Conduct Policy-2022, the showcause notice says.
The showcause notice also asked Habibullah Bahar College to inform the board about its new seating plan of examination halls.
Besides, officer in-charge of the college was also asked to give written reply within the next 3 working days. The written reply has to send to Controller of Examination Prof. Md. Abul Bashar of the Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education-Dhaka.