The government has decided not to hold this year’s Junior School Certificate examination (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examination due to coronavirus pandemic.
She came up with the information after attending a function at Ganabhaban Government High School in the capital on Tuesday afternoon.
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificates (HSC) examinations and their equivalent tests will be held from November 14 and December 2, respectively.
The examinations will be held with short syllabuses on three elective subjects on a group basis, and 24 assignments will be given for SSC students while 30 assignments for HSC students before the examinations, the education minister had said back in July.
Educational institutions across the country had remained shut since March last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the closure was extended several times.
Finally, the government reopened the schools and colleges on September 13 following a marked improvement in the Covid-19 situation.