SSC 2023 exams begin today
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent exams for 2023 began today (April 30, 2023) across Bangladesh. SSC exams began at 10 am with Bangla 1st Paper. According to the Ministry of Education, a total of 20,72,163 candidates are sitting for this year’s SSC and equivalent exams. Also Read: SSC, equivalent exams to begin Sunday In order to ensure a conducive and peaceful environment, no one except the candidates will be allowed within 200 yards of the exam halls during the SSC exams, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) said in a press release on April 27.
SSC, equivalent exams to begin Sunday
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations for 2023 will begin in Bangladesh on Sunday (April 30, 2023). According to the Ministry of Education, a total of 20,72,163 candidates are likely to sit for this year’s SSC and equivalent exams. Also Read: No one except candidates to be allowed within 200 yards of SSC exam halls: DMP In order to ensure a fair and peaceful environment no one except the candidates will be allowed within 200 yards of the examination halls during the examinations, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) said in a press release on April 27. Meanwhile, all coaching centres in the country will remain closed from April 26 to May 23 for holding the examinations smoothly, said Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Tuesday. Dipu Moni said that the examinations will be held on a short syllabus this year. Read More: 2023 SSC, equivalent exams from April 30
2023 SSC, equivalent exams from April 30
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations for 2023 will begin on April 30. Professor Tapan Kumar Sarkar, chairman of Dhaka Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, revealed the schedule to UNB today (January 30, 2023). Read more: SSC results 2022: Average pass rate 87.44% Last year, Education Minister Dipu Moni said SSC and HSC exams in 2023 will be held in April and June, respectively, based on shortened syllabus, just like the previous academic session. SSC exams for 2022 began on September 15 last year considering the flood situation in the country. According to the government's academic calendar, SSC exams are held from February 1 and HSC from April 1 every year. However, these exams were not held on time in the past two years due to Covid-19. Read More SSC Results 2022: Girls slightly ahead of boys with 87.71% pass rate
No JSC, JDC exams from now on
The examinations for Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) for the 2022 and 2023 sessions have been cancelled, and the two exams will no longer be held as the government of Bangladesh has moved to implement the new curriculum A press release, signed by Deputy Secretary of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Division Akther Unnisa Shiuly, confirmed this on Monday (January 16, 2023). Also read: New curriculum books may contain mistakes: Dipu Moni “No provision was kept for holding the JSC, JDC or board exams in line with the ‘National Curriculum Outline-2021’, in hence the decision to suspend the exams (JSC, JDC) can be considered,” the release said. Apart from this, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved the decision, it added. Read More: 18 CU students suspended over clashes, vandalism and harassment of journalists
HSC exams begin across the country
The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent exams for the academic session 2021-22 began today (November 06, 2022) across the country. HSC exams began at 11 am with Bangla 1st Paper on the first day. Some 12,03,407 examinees completed their registration to sit for the exams. Of them, 6,22,769 are boys and 5,80,611 are girls. Read More: HSC examinees decline under Jashore Board Traffic jams have been reported from different parts of Dhaka ahead of the HSC examinations. UNB correspondents found a long tailback from Kakrail to Viqarunnisa Noon School & College on Bailey Road in Dhaka, forcing many candidates to enter the examination centre at the last moment. The HSC, equivalent exams are being held at 2,649 centers and 9,181 institutions across the country. Also read: HSC, equivalent exams starting today Mobile phone sets or others devices are prohibited in exam centres. 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.
Over 12 lakh students expected to sit for HSC exams from Sunday
The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations for the academic session 2021-2022 will begin across the country Sunday (November 06, 2022) with the Bangla first paper. More than 12.03 lakh students are expected to take the tests at 2,649 centres, from 9,181 institutions under 11 education boards; among them, there are 622,796 male students and 580,611 female students. According to the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education, written HSC exams will begin on November 6 and will continue till December 13. Practical exams will be held from December 15 to 22. Read more: SSC, HSC for 2023 will be held on all subjects The exams will be held from 11 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm. All coaching centres across Bangladesh will remain closed till December 14 during the exams. Also, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed a ban on the movement of anyone except HSC examinees and exam officials, within 200 yards of test centres in the capital. The DMP announced the new step in a statement Thursday. Read more: SSC, HSC Certificate Information Change or Correction Process in Bangladesh 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 order will remain in force until the end of the HSC and equivalent exams in Bangladesh.
SSC, equivalent exams begin Thursday; Examinees worried over traffic jams, rains in Dhaka
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations, which were postponed due to flood, will begin across the country on Thursday (September 15, 2022). Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Traffic division has requested the examinees in Dhaka to leave homes early to reach the exam centers timely. It has been noticed that vehicles in many parts of Dhaka city are moving slowly due to incessant showers for the last few days, triggering traffic chaos, said a press release of DMP. Read:No chance of leaking question paper for SSC exam: Dipu Moni Besides, rainwater also filled the big potholes developed due to the ongoing construction works on roads. In such situation, the SSC examinees have been requested to start for their respective examination centers as early as possible to avoid traffic congestion, said the release. The SSC and its equivalent examinations under all education boards scheduled to begin on June 19 were postponed due to the flood situation in the country on June 17. Read: SSC exams this year will start from 11am, duration 2 hours: Dipu Moni Earlier, it was deferred for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Usually, the SSC exams take place in February. The examinations will begin at 11 am this year instead of 10 am considering the traffic jams. Coaching centres will remain closed across the country from September 12 to October 2. This year, the examinations will be held for two hours instead of three hours and the duration of the MCQ exam is 20 minutes while that of the written exam is 1 hour and 40 minutes. Read SSC, equivalent exams to begin on September 15: Dipu Moni According to the schedule, the SSC and its equivalent examinations will end on October 18. Some 20,21,868 students are expected to take the SSC and equivalent exams this year while last year this number was 22,43,254. The number of candidates has decreased by 2,21,386. About 15,99,711 candidates will sit for the SSC exam under nine general education boards, 2,68,495 for Dakhil exams under Madrasa Education Board and 1,53,662 for vocational exam under Bangladesh Technical Education Board this year, the minister said. Read SSC, HSC Certificate Information Change or Correction Process in Bangladesh Some 3,790 centers have been prepared for the SSC exams across the country.
HSC, equivalent exams from Nov 6, schedule published
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.
IU students continue to boycott classes, exams
The students of statistics department of Islamic University boycotted classes and examinations for the third consecutive day on Wednesday demanding an end to session jam. About a hundred students of the department started the demonstration by locking up the department's collapsible gate since Monday. The students brought out a rally with banners and festoons from in front of Nuclear Scientist M.A. Wazed Miah Science Building in the morning. The rally ended in front of the university's administration building after parading main roads of the campus. Later, they submitted a memorandum to the university authorities. According to the protesters, the department has eleven teachers. Five of them completed their classes, while six others could not as they are doing PhD abroad. READ: Female students stage demo at IU demanding resignation of hall provost The protesters complain that they are facing session jams because of the teachers’ failure. Teachers, officials and staff of the department were not allowed to enter the department and no class and examination was held due to the demonstration of the student. 'We will continue our demonstration until our demands are met, ' one of the agitating students of the department said. The students gave a week ultimate to the department to press home their demand. IU statistics department chairman associate Professor Mahbubur Rahman said that they had tried their best to take class-examination.
SSC exams likely from June 19, HSC from Aug 22
In all likelihood, education boards across Bangladesh will start conducting their secondary and higher secondary certificate exams from June 19 and August 22, respectively. Registered students will be able to fill up forms for SSC and HSC exams from April 13 and June 8, respectively, according to notifications issued by the Secondary and Higher Education Division of the Education Ministry. Read: 2-month ban on hilsa fishing begins Similarly, SSC and HSC tests are likely to begin from May 19 and July 14, respectively. SSC and HSC examinees will have a total of two hours to write the exams -- 20 minutes for MCQ and 1 hour and 40 minutes for CQ. For details, the SSC and HSC examinees can visit dhakaeducationboard.portal.gov.bd/SSC and dhakaeducationboard.portal.gov.bd/HSC, respectively.