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Get vaccine before taking exams: PSC

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 29 July, 2021 12:00 AM
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Get vaccine before taking exams: PSC

Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) on Wednesday advised candidates to receive Covid-19 vaccine before sitting for any examinations held by the commission.   

The commission also directed the candidates to keep the vaccination certificate for the future, said a PSC press release signed by its Examination Controller Nur Ahamad.

The notification mentioned that the candidates are advised to get vaccinated against Covid-19 before taking preliminary, written or oral tests of the PSC exams for keeping the emergency recruitment activities continued amid the pandemic.   

PSC said the candidates have to receive the vaccine on their own initiative and it is recommended to keep the certificate or evidence of the vaccination.

Everyone involved with the PSC exams are also requested to get vaccinated for their health protection, it also said.

 PSC Chairman Md Sohorab Hossain said, “We are encouraging the students to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. But it is not mandatory for taking the exams.”