Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Wednesday said the test for admission to medical colleges will be held on April 2 next in compliance with health guidelines.
"Examinees will sit at a distance of 3 feet. Everyone has to wear a mask, and there’ll be sanitizers," he said while talking to reporters after a meeting on medical college admission test at his ministry's conference room.The minister said around 1.22 lakh examinees will sit for this year's examination which will be held at 55 centres. The number of centres will be increased, if needed, he added.
Zahid Maleque said," Coaching centres will remain closed before, during and after the examination, and no photocopy machine will be allowed in the vicinity of any exam centre. "
"We’ve set up a monitoring cell. If there’s any problem, the cell can be contacted. Also, there’ll be magistrates at the examination centers who’ll look after the overall issues," he added.
The minister said the government will remain vigilant against any type of rumour during and after the exam, and reassured that question papers will not be leaked this time.