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HSC examinations deferred by one month

2023-04-14 01:23:47 BdST

2023-10-04 09:02:23 BdST

Published: 2023-04-14 01:23:47 BdST


Live Correspondent: The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations of this year were scheduled to be held in July. However, the examinations have been deferred by one month as the colleges could not complete their syllabuses.

The examinations will be held in August next, said Prof Tapan Kumar Sarker, chairman of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka and coordinator of the Inter-Education Boards.

On Wednesday (April 12), he said many educational institutions could not finish their the HSC syllabuses. As a result, the test of HSC examinations have been deferred by one month. However, dates and times have not been finalised yet.

The chairman of the Dhaka Board said the HSC and equivalent examinations of 2023 will be held according to the syllabuses of 2022 of the National Curriculum and Textbook Board.

The education minister will take the final decision after consulting the matter with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

The educationists and the guardians expressed their concern when the planning to take the examination in the second week of July was made as some educational institutions are yet to finish their syllabus.
Besides, if the examinations are taken in July, the students will have to sit for it 15 months after the first day of class though the tenure of the HSC academic year is 24 months.  
Dhaka, 13 April (campuslive24.com)//CM


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