No bar to holding ‘A’ level, ‘O’ level exams: HC

The High Court (HC) on Wednesday turned down a writ petition seeking stay on the process of holding ‘A’ level, ‘O’ level examinations this year due to coronavirus pandemic.


The bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam passed the order clearing the way for holding the ‘A’ level, ‘O’ level examinations in due time.


‘A’ level student Tamanna Tabassum Kabir filed the writ petition on September 27, stating that the students failed to prepare for the examination as all the classes remained suspended for the past six months.


On September 23, British Council in a statement said this year General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), ‘A’ level and ‘O’ level examinations under October-November (2020) session will be held in due time.


The British Council also secured approval from the Education Ministry in this regard.


Source: United News of Bangladesh