Burnt teenager dies at DMCH
A burnt teenage girl died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, three days after miscreants set fire on their house in Gazaria of Munshiganj. The victim, Sonia Aktar, who attended this year’s HSC examination, was a student of Dr Abdul Gaffar School and College in Gazaria. Her mother Hazera Begum..
Girl killed for pursuing studies
Marufa Akhtar continued pursuing education after marriage and her illiterate in-laws did not like it. As she was taking Higher Secondary Certificate exams from Nalchity Degree College in Jhalakathi, her in-laws’ family in the absence of her husband, who works in the Middle East, became more harsh on her. On..
Two teachers jailed for providing readymade answer scripts in HSC exams
A mobile court in Patuakhali on Wednesday (12 April) sentenced two college teachers to two-years imprisonment on charge of providing readymade answer scripts to the examinees during the ongoing Higher Secondary Certificate examinations. The executive magistrate, Anup Das, also fined the convicts — Khalilur Rahman and Md Shafiqul Islam —..
HSC Exam: Female teacher stabbed by outsiders
A college teacher was stabbed as she stopped some youths entering the centre during Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations in Gafargaon town on Monday. Two youths — Titu, 22, and Hridoy, 23, of the town — were arrested in connection with the incident. The injured is Assistant Professor Kazi Zakia..
National University degree results published
The results of 2nd year Degree (pass) and Certificate Courses Examinations 2015 under National University (NU) were published this afternoon. Students’ registration no. and college-wise results are available on the university website www.nu.edu.bd and www.nubd.info, said an official release here today. The students could know their results sending SMS to..
Authorities support rising number of creative questions
In response to protests by some students against the rising number of creative questions in SSC and HSC tests, the authorities say the move aims to stop question paper leak. The inter-educational board also thinks the students ‘misapprehended’ the new time allocation. The protesting students say they will have to..
Students protest over creative questions
Several hundred students today blockaded the road in front of Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka protesting a government move to increase the number of “creative questions” in both SSC and HSC examinations. The students under the banner of “Dhaka Chhatra Samaj” staged a two-hour sit-in in front of the press..
Guardians Unity Forum demands scrapping PSC exam
Guardians Unity Forum on Saturday demanded the scrapping of Primary School Certificate examination from this year. They, addressing a press conference in the capital, also demanded immediate execution of the High Court order to hold elections to all non-government schools and colleges. The forum, a platform of guardians of students..
JSC, JDC exams to start from Nov 1
This year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will start on Nov 1. The schedule was finalised on Monday at a meeting presided over by the secretary to primary and mass education ministry. “The exams will be held between Nov 1 and 17. Other issues over..
HSC result to be out on Aug 18
The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams will be published on Aug 18, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said. Almost 1.2 million students took the tests this year held between Apr 3 and Jun 9. As per the tradition, the education minister, along with chairmen..
PSC, JSC exams under primary education ministry
The primary and mass-education minister, Mostafizur Rahman, on Saturday said the Primary School Certificate and Junior School Certificate examinations will now be held under his ministry from this year. ‘The PSC and JSC examinations will be held under the ministry of Primary and Mass-education from this year. The education boards..
Primary, Ebtedayee terminal exams to start 20 Nov
The Primary and Ebtedayee Terminal examinations-2016 will start across the country on 20 November this year. The examinations are scheduled to end on 27 November while the results are likely to be published in between 27 and 29 December. The decisions were taken at a meeting of the ‘National Steering..
PEC, JSC to continue in 2016
The cabinet on Monday sent back a proposal of the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education (MoPME) for introducing the Primary School Certificate Examination system from Class-VIII and cancelation of the existing system of Primary Education Completion (PEC) in Class-V. The cabinet meeting with Prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the..
Over 88 per cent crossed SSC hurdle
The number of candidates who passed the Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations this year increased as a percentage of the total, although the number of students who secured a highest grade point average of 5 fell in comparison to the previous year, according to results published on Wednesday. There..
Police disperse BCS jobseekers’ demo, 5 held
The 34th BCS Cadre Deprived Forum on Saturday staged demonstrations at Shahbagh intersection to press home their various demands, including cancellation of the result of the 34th BCS examination. Sources said the agitators under the banner of the 34th BCS Pass Cadre Deprived Forum formed human chain around 11:00 and..
100 marks allocated for Liberation War in BCS
According to Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq, the government is planning to include 100 marks questions about the Liebration War of 1971 in BCS exams. The minister said the initiative to include questions on the war was aimed at enabling the next generation to remember the history of..
3 arrested over question leak
Detectives arrested three members of a question leaking syndicate from Bhatara area in the capital on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Md Maruf Hossain Sarder said acting on a tip-off, a cyber crimes prevention unit of the Detective Branch conducted a drive in the area and..
36th BCS preliminary result published
Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) has published the result of 36th BCS preliminary examinations. The result was out on Wednesday, with 13,830 candidates passing the preliminary test, which was held on 8 January, according to a commission notice. The schedule for the next phase in the BCS recruitment, written exams,..
21 students and 5 teachers expelled for cheating in exam
Five teachers and 21 students were expelled from a Dhakhil examination centre at Kalish-Punail Fazil Madrasa under Nandigram upazila of the district yesterday during Arabic second paper examination. Anwar Imam, upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) and executive magistrate expelled the teachers and students while visiting the exam centre. The expelled teachers..