Primary Education Completion (PEC) and equivalent Ebtedayee examinations for class ‘V’ students will begin on November 18.
The exam schedule was fixed at a meeting of National Steering Committee 2018 chaired by Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman at the secretariat in the city on Wednesday.The exams will continue until November 26. The two-and-a-half-hour tests would start at 10:30am this year instead of 11:00am and end at 1:00pm.
Children with special needs would be given extra 30 minutes this year. Earlier, they got 20 extra minutes.
The exam schedule for PEC: English on November 18, Bangla on November 19, Bangladesh and World Introduction on November 20, Primary Science on November 22, Mathematics on November 25, Religion and Moral Education on November 26.
The exam schedule for Ebtedayee: English on November 18, Bangla on November 19, Bangladesh and World Introduction and Science on November 20, Arabic on November 22, Mathematics on November 25 and Quran and Tajbid and Akaid and Fikh on November 26.