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..
1,209 schools got show-cause notice
The education ministry has served show-cause notices to 1,209 institutions for not responding to an earlier order to pay back the additional exam fees that they charged students before the last year’s Secondary School Certificate exams. In the notices issued on February 25, the authorities of these institutions were asked..
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..
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..
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..
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..
SSC exam starts tomorrow
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations – 2016 under ten education boards will start from tomorrow. A total of 16, 51,523 students from 28,119 educational institutions will appear in the exams this year. Of them 8, 42,933 students are male and 8, 08,590 female. As many as 1,..
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..