Question leak gives no respite
Four teachers were detained in Faridpur on charges of leaking questions and solving them during English first paper of the ongoing Secondary School Certificate examinations on Monday, with no end in sight to the menace. The allegation surfaced when guardians claimed that multiple choice question of Bangla first paper on..
At mercy of ‘leak-sters’
Around the time Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid declared Tk 5 lakh bounty for helping catch those involved in question papers leak, several Facebook groups and accounts were offering the English first paper question for Tk 500 each. The group members and individuals were assuring the potential buyers that their..
53 students fail to attend SSC exams
As many as 53 students of two schools in Gafargaon upazila of the district could not appear in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations this year as they did not get their admit cards due to alleged corruption by the headmaster. All of them filled up their forms from Rouha..
500 NU blank answer scripts go missing
Five hundred exam papers and 400 extra loose sheets meant for Barisal’s DK Ideal Syed Atahar Ali Academy and College degree pass course under the National University (NU) got accidentally lost, claimed an official concerned yesterday. Alok Kumar Saha, director of NU Barisal Regional Office, said on Saturday afternoon, Talukder..
PSC, Ebtedayee exams start from Nov 19
The Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Ebtedayee Examinations will start from November 7. The routine of the examinations would be found at the websites — www.dpe.gov.bd and www.mopme.gov.bd — under Education Ministry, said a press release here. The information was declared by a circular of Education Directorate.
B’baria Capsize: ‘Blame lies with school’
Parents have blamed the authorities of a school for overcrowding the boat that capsized in the Pagla river in Brahmanbaria’s Nabinagar on Wednesday (01 November). The boat was hired by the authorities of Birgaon High School and College to take around 100 Junior School Certificate examinees to their test centre..
JSC, JDC exams: 60,893 absent on 1st day
Some 60,893 examinees were absent on the first day as the Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations began today. A total of 15 students were expelled for adopting unfair means in the examinations. Some 2,329,241 students from 28,628 institutions appeared at the two public examinations at..
JSC, JDC exams begin today
Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations-2017 begin today across the country with the participation of 24, 68,820 examinees. “As many as 24, 68,820 students from 28,621 educational institutions appear in the public examination this year. Of them, 11, 44,778 are male and 13, 24,042 are female”..
DU IBA executive Masters exam held
The executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) examination test of Dhaka University (DU) under Institute of Business Administration (IBA) was held today. The one hour and fifteen minutes test was held from 10 am to 11:15 am at center of IBA Institutes of the campus, Director of IBA Professor Dr..
JSC, JDC examinees urged to enter exam halls before 30 min exam time
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today asked the Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinees to enter their respective examinations halls before 30 minutes the exam time as the examinations are scheduled to begin from November 1. The minister made the call at a meeting of Law..
MBBS admission test results published
The results of MBBS admission test in the country’s public and private medical colleges for academic session 2017-18 was published yesterday. A total of 80,818 candidates appeared at the admission test and 41,132 came out successful, said Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Abul..
DU postpones Sept 28 master’s exams of affiliated colleges
Dhaka University (DU) postponed the September 28 final examinations of master’s courses of seven affiliated colleges under academic session 2013-14 due to unavoidable circumstance, said a DU release here. The postponed examinations will be held on November 1 while schedule of other examinations will remain unchanged, the release added. The..
Girls take lead over boys
Girls have taken a significant lead over boys in succeeding Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinations in 2017 as 70.43 per cent girls have passed while the rate is 67.61 for boys. The overall rate of absent in the exam was 1.78 per cent for girls while the rate is..
HSC pass rate, GPA-5 decrease
The average pass rates and the number of GPA–5 scorers in Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinations have seen a drastic fall in 2017. This year, the pass rate is 68.91 per cent in HSC and equivalent exams under eight general education boards and madrasha and technical education boards, 5.79..
HSC results by 24 July
The Education Ministry is to publish the results for HSC and equivalent exams between 22 and 24 July. Tapan Kumar Sarkar, Examinations Controller of Dhaka Education Board said to dainikshiksha, “We sent a proposal to the Ministry of Education to publish the results between 22 and 24 July. From there..
Qawmi pass rate hits 75 percent
The results of the 40th Central Examination of Bangladesh Qawmi Madrasa Education Board (BEFAQ) have been published on Wednesday (Jun 21). The average pass rate in the examination is 74.93 percent. On Wednesday afternoon, Allama Ashraf Ali, Senior Vice President of the central office of Befakul Madarisil Arabia in Kajla,..
13th Teacher Registration exam results published
The final results of the thirteenth Teacher Registration exam have been published. Results can be obtained by visiting the website: ntrca.teletalk.com.bd and entering the roll number. Moreover, the text messages have been sent by the authority to the mobile phones of those who passed the examination. A M M Ajhar,..
New method compels examiners to check scripts, says education minister
The success rate in the secondary school certificate or SSC and equivalent exams has dropped this year due to a new method adopted to examine scripts, says Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid. “We anticipated it, but it might be surprising to others. But the new method is a progress,” he..
Education for all a top priority, says PM
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said ensuring education for all is her government’s top priority as it is the main tool to build a poverty-free nation. ‘Education for all is utmost important for the country to build a hunger-and poverty-free nation. Without modern and competitive education, a nation can’t..