Sunday, November 14th, 2021

SSC, equivalent exams begin today

Sunday, 14 November 2021 | 3:42 am | 37 times

SSC, equivalent exams begin today

The much-awaited Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and their equivalent examinations is set to begin today, Sunday (November 14), maintaining health protocols.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year the examination test was delayed for about eight months.

Some 2,227,113 students are expected to take part in the SSC and equivalent examinations this time.

About 1,800,998 candidates will sit for the SSC examinations under nine general education boards, 301,887 for Dakhil exams under Madrasa Education Board and 124,228 for vocational exams under Bangladesh Technical Education Board this year.

Besides, 429 students will take part in the examination from abroad. Some 3,679 centres are set to sit for the SSC exam across the country.

The examinees would have to take the tests only in three optional subjects. The syllabus will be shortened and the exams will carry fewer marks.

According to the schedule, examinations will be held in two shifts; from 10 am to 11:30 am, and from 2 pm to 3:30 pm.

According to the schedule, the SSC and its equivalent examinations will end on November 23.

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