Primary teacher recruitment: 40, 862 qualified for viva-voce in first phase exam


The first phase written test result of Assistant Teacher Recruitment Exam 2020 has been published.

A total of 40, 862 candidates from 22 districts have qualified for the viva voce, said a press release issued by the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education on Thursday.

The results are available at the website of the Directorate of Primary Education (

The schedule and centre for viva voce will be notified later, said the release.

On April 22, the first phase of the test was held in 22 districts. The second phase exam will be held on May 20 in 30 districts and the third phase one in 31 districts on June 3.

The number of candidates in this year’s recruitment test for assistant teachers is 13,09,461. The total number of examination centres in three phases is 1,811 and the written examination has been arranged in 61 districts.

At present, there are 65,566 government primary schools in the country with 4,28,701 vacant teachers’ posts, according to the ministry.

Source: United News of Bangladesh