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Over 1.92 lakh to sit for SSC exams in Dinajpur Board

RANGPUR A total of 1,92,527 students are expected to

appear in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examinations-2020 in Rangpur

division under Dinajpur Education Board (DEB) from tomorrow.

Controller of Examinations of DEB Professor Md Tofazzur Rahman said all

kinds of preparations have been completed for holding the examinations in a

completely peaceful atmosphere in all eight districts of the education board.

The SSC candidates from 2,660 secondary-level educational institutions of

all 58 upazilas in eight districts of Rangpur division will take part in the

examinations at 271 examination centres under the board this year.

Of the total participating students, 99,155 are male and 93,372 are female

candidates this year.

A total of 81,868 candidates will take part in the examinations from

Science Group, 1,6,132 candidates from Humanities Group and 4,527 candidates

from Business Studies Group this year, Rahman said.

A total of 1,64,642 candidates will sit for SSC examinations as regular

candidates, 27,327 as irregular candidates and 562 candidates for improving

their GPA statuses this year in the education board.

Of them, 35 thousand and 954 candidates will appear in the SSC

examinations at 48 examination centres in Rangpur, 15 thousand and 177 at 19

centres in Lalmonirhat, 22 thousand and 301 at 25 centres in Nilphamari, 22

thousand and 794 at 34 centres in Kurigram and 26 thousand and 151 candidates

at 40 centres in Gaibandha districts.

Besides, 36,729 candidates will take part in the SSC examinations at 59

examination centres in Dinajpur, 19,913 at 24 centres in Thakurgaon and

15,508 candidates at 22 centres in Panchagarh districts.

Talking to BSS this afternoon, Deputy Controller of Examinations of

Dinajpur Education Board Md. Manik Husain said sufficient number of vigilance

teams have been formed to properly monitor the SSC examinations this year.

Besides, the local administrations and law enforcement agencies will take

ample steps for ensuring law and order in holding SSC examinations peacefully

at all examination centres in Dinajpur Education Board, he added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)