Curtailed syllabus for SSC, HSC exams published

Staff Correspondent

29 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The government published shortened syllabus for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and their equivalent examinations-2022 as the educational institutions have been remaining closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The shortened syllabus was published on Friday on the website of Dhaka Education Board, directing heads of educational institutions to inform students of it. According to the short syllabus, the SSC examination will be held after 150 days of teaching while the HSC exam will be held after 180 days of teaching.

Earlier on Wednesday, in a virtual press conference, Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni said short syllabuses were prepared for the SSC and HSC candidates of 2022.

Education Minister also declared that all primary, secondary and higher secondary level educational institutions across the country would resume from June 13 following health guideline strictly.

She said the education ministry is planning to hold in-person classes for SSC and HSC examinees of 2021 and 2022 six days a week after the reopening on June 13.

The duration of in-person classes for SSC and HSC examinees 2021 have been set at 60 and 84 days respectively while the duration of classes for SSC and HSC examinees of 2022 have been set at 150 and 180 days respectively.

After completion of the classes, there will be a two-week gap. And then the SSC or HSC exams will be held, said Dipu Moni.

All the educational institutions have been remaining closed since March last year due to the coronavirus pandemic in the country.


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