SSC and equivalent exams will start from September 15
Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent exams are going to start from September 15. The exam was scheduled to start at 10 am that day, but the exam was delayed by an hour due to overall considerations.
After the meeting of the National Monitoring and Law and Order Committee on Monday (September 5), Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni informed this information.
The minister said that this year the SSC exam was scheduled to be held from 10 am to 12 pm, but considering the overall aspect, it has been postponed from 11 am to 1 pm to avoid traffic jam. This will benefit everyone.
He said that a total of 20 lakh 21 thousand 868 candidates will participate under the 11 education boards of the country this year. The exam will be held in 29 thousand 591 schools in 3 thousand 790 centers across the country. Under nine common boards, 15 lakh 99 thousand 711 candidates will participate in the examination in 2 thousand 247 centers and 2 lakh 68 thousand 495 students will participate in the examination in 715 centers.
Besides, there are 1 lakh 53 thousand 662 candidates in SSC (Vocational) and Dalikh (Vocational) examinations under the Technical Board. Students from 2,818 institutions will participate in a total of 828 centers. 367 candidates will participate in 8 countries outside the country.
He said that candidates should enter the center 30 minutes before the start of the exam. If someone is late, the reason should be mentioned in the registrar’s book at the gate and then allowed to enter. That information should be sent to the concerned education board after the examination. No one will be allowed to use mobile inside the examination center. Only Central Secretary Button can use mobile phone. No outsider will be allowed to enter within 200 yards of the examination centre. This examination should be organized in accordance with the hygiene rules in each center. Question setcode will be announced 25 minutes before the start of the exam. Accordingly, the question paper packet will be opened under the signature of the Union Secretary and the police officer in the presence of the Magistrate in charge.
The minister also said that legal action will be taken against the teacher or the head of an institution in public examination if any illegal act is done in the public examination. If necessary, the center will be cancelled. The guilty teachers and employees should be temporarily suspended from service and take departmental action if it is a private educational institution. And in the case of private educational institutions, legal action will be taken including cancellation of their MPO membership.
Note that this year’s SSC and equivalent exams were supposed to start on June 19. However, due to the severe deterioration of the flood situation in some areas of the country including Sylhet, Sunamganj, the announcement of the suspension of the SSC examination came on June 17.
According to the notification of the Ministry of Education, due to the deterioration of the overall flood situation in the country, all SSC and equivalent examinations have been suspended from June 19.
Later, the new date of commencement of the examination was fixed on 15th September. All coaching centers in the country have been ordered to be closed from September 12 to October 2 to ensure proper examination and to avoid question leakage.