Dipu Moni for distributing admit cards for public exams much earlier

DHAKA Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni today said

necessary steps will be taken to distribute admit cards for public

examinations much earlier for stopping hassle of examinees.

We'll not allow it to happen again. We will take steps so that examinees

can get their admit cards much earlier, she told reporters after visiting

the SSC examination centre at Tejgaon Government Girls' High School.

The education minister urged political parties to refrain from announcing

any programme during the public examinations as it creates tension and panic

among the students.

She also urged the media to provide information on irregularities in

educational institutes.

The education ministry will never allow anyone to do anything immoral at

the cost of the examinees, she said.

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations

under 11 education boards began today across the country.

A total of 20,47,779 students 10,24,363 boys and 10,23,416 girls are

taking part in the SSC and equivalent examinations at 3,512 centres from

28,884 educational institutions.

Of the candidates, a total of 16,35,240 students are participating in the

SSC examinations under nine general education boards, 2,81,254 in Dakhil exam

under Madrasa Education Board while 1,31,285 are appearing in vocational

exams under Bangladesh Technical Education Board this year.

Bangla first paper test was held today. Dakhil students under the madrasa

board appeared in Quran Majid and Tajbid tests while the vocational board

students took part in Bangla second paper tests.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)