Sunday, November 21, 2010

Primary terminal exam begins Tuesday

Primary Education Terminal Examination under all the education boards of the country begins on November 23 for a second time since the introduction of this public exam.
Primary Exam
Primary and Mass Education Minister Dr Afsarul Amin unveiled all preparations for a smooth holding of the exam while addressing a press conference at the ministry Sunday.
“The government and all education boards have completed all-out preparations for holding the examinations in a congenial and peaceful atmosphere,” he told reporters.
Sources said this year a total of 215,715 students have registered for sitting the primary school terminal exams and 331,133 for primary-equivalent ebtadae exams.
The examinations will be held in 6,000 centers across the country and seven centres abroad.
As per schedule, examinations for six subjects will be held in six days up to November 29, with a break on November 26 for weekend holiday.
The minister hinted that the results of the examinations would be published in-between December 22 and December 27.
Replying to a question, the minister said, “Identifying the problems faced at the first time, the government has remedied those ahead of this (second) examination.”
Out of the total examinees, 55,000 will get scholarships “on the basis of merit”, the minister also disclosed at the news conference to boost up the students’ morale for cutting a good figure in the examinations.
Meanwhile, the last examinations of the Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC), scheduled for November 14 but deferred to November 22 for the opposition BNP-called a dawn-to-dusk hartal for the day, will take place Monday.
This is the last one of the first-ever board examination for class-eight students, and the exam is on Mathematics.
-Bangla News

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