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Coaching centers will remain close for 21 days ahead of SSC exam

Publish: 02:10 PM, 05 Sep, 2022


The SSC and equivalent exams of 2022 will start from September 15. All coaching centers in the country have been ordered to be closed from September 12 to October 2 to ensure proper examination and to avoid question leakage.

The closure order will remain in force for 21 days, right before the examination begins, starting from 12 September to 2 October.

Education Minister Dipu Moni made the announcement while addressing the press after attending the meeting of the national monitoring committee on law and order of the education ministry on Monday.

A notice published today (5 September) by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education said the theoretical examinations will start on 15 September and end on 1 October.

A total of 2,021,868 candidates have registered to sit for the SSC and equivalent exams for 2022.

The number of candidates has dropped by 221,386 compared to the last year.

Candidates must take their seats at the examination halls 30 minutes before the exam begins. The time given for multiple-choice questions (MCQs) will be 20 minutes and the theoretical examinations will be held for 100 minutes. There will be no break in between, added the official notice.

The SSC candidates have been requested to collect their admit cards from their schools three days prior to the start of exams.

On 17 June, the government postponed this year's SSC and equivalent exams for an indefinite period owing to the worsening flood situations in Sylhet region.

The exams were set to begin on 19 June and end on 6 July.

It was delayed by about four months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Usually, SSC exams take place in February.

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Strict action against question paper leak: Education Minister

Publish: 01:46 PM, 06 Nov, 2022


Education Minister Dipu Moni said, in the previous exams we saw that attempts were made to leak question papers at various places. But they did not succeed. We are adopting innovative strategies and strict monitoring to stop question leaking. However, strict action will be taken if anyone tries to spread rumors or leak questions.

The minister said this while talking to reporters after visiting Begum Badrunnesa Govt. Girls’ College centre in the capital on Sunday (November 6).


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HSC exam to begin today

Publish: 08:29 AM, 06 Nov, 2022


The Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations are set to begin today (November 6). Bangla first paper exam will be held at 11:00 am on Sunday, on the very first of the schedule.

Meanwhile, special measures have been taken for dengue patients. Also, it has been asked to sprinkle mosquito spray in and around the center to reduce the risk of HSC candidates.

This year, 12 lakh 3 thousand 407 candidates from 9 thousand 181 educational institutions will participate in the examination in 2 thousand 649 centers. Among them, 6 lakh 22 thousand 796 are male students and 5 lakh 80 thousand 611 are female students. Last year the number of candidates was 13 lakh 99 thousand 690.

As per the scheduled, the written examination will continue till December 13. After the written exam, practical exam will be held from 15th December to 22nd December.

Usually HSC exam starts in April. But due to corona situation, it was not possible to take this exam at the scheduled time. SSC and HSC exams were postponed due to massive floods in some districts including Sylhet.

Education Minister Dipu Moni said on October 19 that coaching centers will be closed for 42 days across the country due to the HSC examination. Accordingly, all coaching centers are closed since November 3, which will continue till December 14.

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SSC results likely to be published late November

Publish: 12:10 PM, 26 Oct, 2022


This year's Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations results will likely be published any day between November 27 and 30, said Inter-Education Coordinating Board President and Dhaka Education Board Chairman Tapan Kumar Sarker.

The SSC and equivalent examination of this year was held simultaneously between September 15 and October 1. The practical examination was held between October 10 to October 15.  

The work of preparation for SSC and equivalent exam result has already started. Many examiners have started evaluating the answer sheets and sending them to the education board. Somewhere again in the last step, the assessment is being verified. The result may be declared between 27th and 30th of November.

When asked about this matter, the President of the Inter-Education Coordination Board and Chairman of Dhaka Education Board Professor Tapan Kumar Sarkar told the media on Tuesday (October 25) that the evaluation of SSC answer sheets is underway and will end by mid-November.

He said the results are published within 60 days of the completion of the examination. The proposal will be sent to the Ministry of Education in the first week of November, mentioning the possible time between November 27 to 30 or December 1 for the publication of the results. The proposal will be sent to the Prime Minister from the ministry. The result will be announced after getting consent from Prime Minister.

A total of 20 lakh 21 thousand 868 students participated in this year's SSC and equivalent examinations under 11 boards. This exam was held in 3,790 centers across the country. Following the disruption of in-person teaching due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year's exam was conducted on a short syllabus.

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May take 10 years to see major benefits of new curriculum: Edu Minister

Publish: 12:45 PM, 11 Oct, 2022


Education Minister Dipu Moni today said it may take up to ten years to see real benefits of the new curriculum.

“If we can implement the new curriculum properly, we will start to see little changes over the next five years. After ten years, we will see big changes,” she added.

The education minister was speaking at a Dhaka event on a study entitled ‘Exploring Attitude towards Gender Norms among the Youth Population in Bangladesh’, organised by Brac on the occasion of Girl Child Day.

From next year, students will get a new curriculum, she said. “Through it, we can expect a big shift in the education system.”

Regarding the rights of the girl children, Dipu Moni urged everyone to work together.


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IU ‘D’ unit viva-voce to begin Oct 17


The viva-voce of the admission seekers who came out successfully in the ‘D’ unit intake test under the Theology and Islamic Studies faculty for the 2021-22 academic session of Islamic University in Kushtia will be held from October 17 to 19.

The viva-voce will be held on the 4th floor of the university’s Arts faculty Building from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm everyday, said IU ‘D’ unit coordinator Prof Dr. Hafez A.N.M Ershad Ullah.

The students are asked to carry the original copy of SSC and HSC certificates, mark sheets, registration cards as well as the admit card of the admission test, he added.

Detailed information regarding the oral test and admission procedure is available on the university website

Earlier, The university authorities took the admission test of theology and Islamic studies faculty separately on August 27. A total of 1 thousands 6 hundred and 87 students passed the admission test against 320 seats.