Alexa 29 lakh students to sit for Primary terminal exams

Dhaka, Thursday   30 January 2020


29 lakh students to sit for Primary terminal exams

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 02:28 PM, 14 November 2019  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

The primary and Ebtedayee terminal examinations are scheduled to begin from Sunday across the country. A total of 29,03,638 students will sit for the examinations this year. 

State Minister for Primary and Mass Education M Zakir Hossain said this at a press briefing at the ministry on Thursday.

He said that among the students, 25,53,267 - 11,81,300 boys and 13,71,967 girls - will sit for the Primary terminal examinations. Besides, 3,50, 371 students - 1,87,082 boys and 1,66,281 girls - will attend the Ebtedayee terminal examinations, he added.

Meanwhile, 615 students will sit for the examinations from eight countries. 

The three-hour examinations will begin from 10:30 am at 7,458 centres across the country. 

State Minister Zakir said the authorities concerned have been asked to take necessary steps for holding examinations in Barishal, Chattogram and Khulna districts which were damaged during the cyclone Bulbul.

Besides, books of the students in the respective areas were also damaged and the authorities were asked to provide books so that the students can properly prepare for the examinations, he said.  

The examinations are scheduled to end on November 24.