Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Saturday said the government is mulling to lessen the time duration and the number of subjects in this year’s Higher Secondary Examinations (HSC) and equivalent examinations due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The minister made the remarks at a virtual seminar organized by the Education Reporters’ Association, Bangladesh (ERAB).She said, “The exams will be taken 15 days after being the overall situation under our favour. The students should be given enough time to complete their preparations.”
"As it is a public exam, lakhs of people, students, guardians, members of law enforcing agencies and others all will fall under the health risk presented by the pandemic. We are considering a cut down in exam days and subjects of the HSC exams," she said.