Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent exams for the academic session 2021-22 are being held from today. The exams will be held from 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm. This year, a total of 12,03,407 examinees are sitting for the exams. Of them, 6,22,769 are boys and 5,80,611 are girls. Read more: HSC exams to be held with shortened syllabus, question paper HSC, equivalent exams are being held in 2,649 centers and 9,181 institutions. Examinees will not be allowed to carry mobile phones or any other devices. According to the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education, written HSC exams will continue till December 13. Practical exams will be held from December 15 to 22. Examinees will have to sit for the HSC exams for three hours — for 100 marks — in all subjects. Students will have two hours to finish the exams — 20 minutes for multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and 1 hour and 40 minutes for creative questions (CQs). HSC exams are kicking off with Bangla first paper. All coaching centres across Bangladesh are closed from November 3 to December 14 as per the directives of the government. Read more: Over 12 lakh students expected to sit for HSC exams from Sunday Meanwhile, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed a ban on the movement of anyone except Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) candidates and exam officials, within 200 yards of test centres in the capital. The DMP announced the new step in a statement Thursday. The public will be completely barred from travelling within 200 yards of test centres to ensure "proper and lawful" exams, according to DMP Commissioner Khandker Gulam Faruq.
The schedule for this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams has been published. Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board released the schedule for all educational boards today. According to the schedule, written HSC exams will begin on November 6 and will continue till December 13. Practical exams will be held from December 15 to 22, according to the routine. Read: SSC exams this year will start from 11am, duration 2 hours: Dipu Moni HSC exams will be held from 11 am to 1 pm and 2pm to 4pm for different subjects. Examinees will have to sit for the HSC exams for three hours — for 100 marks — in all subjects. Students will have two hours to finish the exams — 20 minutes for multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and 1 hour and 40 minutes for creative questions (CQs). Read SSC, HSC for 2023 will be held on all subjects This year's HSC exams will kick off with the Bangla first paper.
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations which were postponed due to flood will begin on September 15, Education Minister Dipu Moni said on Sunday. Dipu Moni revealed this information at a press briefing at the Secretariat. “We wanted to begin the examinations in mid-August, but we have decided to defer the exams to September as there is a possibility another spell of flood in the country in August,” she said. The examinations will be held in a short time, said Dipu. Talking about the flood situation in Sylhet, the minister said, “Still there are some problems in some educational institutions in Sylhet and we will be able to provide textbooks to the students of the flood-hit districts by July 24.” A total of 683 sets of textbooks will be distributed in Sylhet while 10,586 books in Sunamganj, she said. Referring to Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations, the minister said the HSC examinations will begin in November. “We will be able to begin the SSC exams from February in 2023,” she hoped. The SSC and its equivalent examinations under all the education boards scheduled to begin on June 19 were postponed due to the flood situation in the country on June 17. Earlier, it was deferred for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Usually, the SSC exams take place in February. Read: SSC exam postponed for worsening flood On July 6, Dipu Moni said the students of the flood-hit areas who lost their textbooks will be given new books. Once the distribution of books is completed, the students need a little time to prepare themselves for the exams, she added. The government will hold the postponed SSC exams only after handing over textbooks to flood victim students, the minister added.
All coaching centres will remain closed during the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations scheduled to begin from February 1, Education Minister Dipu Moni said Thursday.