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,..
BCS cadre seekers stage demo: 3 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 staged sit-in around 10am and put..
Result of 36th BCS prelim exam this week
The result of 36th BCS preliminary examination will be published in this week. It is learnt from Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC). On January 8, a total of 211326 applicants took part in the examination against 2180 post under BPSC.
Seventy proxy examinees jailed
A mobile court on Friday sentenced 70 persons for fifteen days on charges of acting as ‘proxy’ candidates at a recruitment test at Agricultural Extension Department under Agriculture Ministry held on Friday morning. Earlier, At least 80 persons including four of Dhaka University were arrested from various exam centers in..
Govt warns against question paper leak
As the SSC and equivalent examinations are in progress, the government has reminded all of the consequences of spreading rumour about question paper leakage and any evil attempt to leak those. The Education Ministry issued a notice in this regard on Thursday, senior information officer of the ministry Mohammad Saifullah..
7000 absent on first day of SSC exams
Some 7000 students were absent on the first day of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations on Monday. Besides, seven examinees were expelled for copying while an invigilator was expelled for negligence of duty. The examinations began simultaneously across the country and in some overseas centres under eight general..
1, 12, 959 students sat for SSC exam today, 279 were absent: Chittagong Board
The first day of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination in five districts under Chittagong Education Board (CEB) was held peacefully today. One lakh 12 thousand examinees appeared in the exam. As many as 24,571 students from science group, 30,688 from humanities group and 57,700 students from business administration group,..
SSC exams under Rajshahi Board begins peacefully
The first day’s examination of Bangla first paper of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) under Rajshahi Education Board and other equivalent examinations was held peacefully everywhere in eight districts under Rajshahi division today. According to the board control room sources, there was no report of expulsion of any student or teacher…
SSC questions leak impossible, claims Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid asked parents not to pay heed to rumours over questions leak on Facebook and other social media, claiming it is quite impossible to leak questions of the Secondary School Certificate examinations using any online platforms, on Monday. ‘If any person tries to leak question papers..
SSC, equivalent exams begin
The Secondary School Certificate and its equivalent examinations began across the country and in some overseas centres from 10:00am on Monday. This year, 16,51,523 students will take the examinations in 3,143 centres, according to education ministry statistics. Of them, 13,04,274 will sit for the SSC exam under eight general education..
No extra marks to increase pass rate: Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said there was no instruction from the government to give higher scores to the candidates of public examinations to improve the rate of success. “You [examiners] will check the answer script and evaluate properly. We are not under any kind of pressure over the..
1.52 lakh students to take part in SSC exams under Rajshahi board
A total of 1,52,566 students including 72,800 girls are set to take part in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations-2016 under Rajshahi Education Board scheduled to be begin tomorrow (Monday) like other boards in the country. The students will take part in the examinations in 227 centers from around 2,616..
Copying free exams for quality education stressed
There is no alternative to ensuring the prevailing culture of holding copying free public examinations to ensure quality of education for producing knowledgeable, worthy and enlightened citizens. The opinion came today at a seminar organised by Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) at conference room of Rangpur Technical School and College..
More than one lake students sitting for SSC: Chittagong Board
1, 12,959 examinees will take their Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations under Chittagong Education Board (CEB) this year which is scheduled to begin from February 1 (Monday). CEB officials said they have completed all preparations to hold the examination in a fair atmosphere. As many as 24,571 students from science..
Leaking question paper is not possible, said Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today said tougher action will be taken against rumour-mongers of question paper leakage in the public examinations. “A vested quarter spread rumour of question paper leakage to undermine the government’s achievements. Our vigilance will be very strong to resist such kinds of troublemakers during public..
Results of 35th BCS test published
Bangladesh Public Service Commission: BPSC has published the results of 35th BCS-2014. The result was published today at the web site (http://www.bpsc.gov.bd). About six thousand and 88 candidates have passed the exam. The Viva-Voce will star from 31 January. All the details on Viva-Voce will be given through the News..
UK set to schedule school exams around Ramadan: boards
British school examinations are to be timetabled in order not to disadvantage students from the Muslim minority observing Ramadan, exam boards said Wednesday. GCSEs, taken by 16-year-olds, and A-Levels, taken by 18-year-olds, in core subjects such as English and mathematics could be set for the beginning of the exam season,..