Alexa Monday’s JSC, JDC exams postponed

Dhaka, Sunday   17 November 2019

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Cyclone ‘Bulbul’

Monday’s JSC, JDC exams postponed

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:44 PM, 9 November 2019   Updated: 02:16 PM, 9 November 2019

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The examinations of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC), scheduled for Monday, have been postponed due to the very severe cyclonic storm “Bulbul”. 

Public Relations Officer of Education Ministry Mohammad Abul Khayer confirmed the information to Daily Bangladesh on Saturday afternoon. 

The examinations of JSC and JDC, which was scheduled for November 11, have been postponed across the country due to ‘Bulbul’, he said, adding that the postponed JSC exam will be held on November 13 while the JDC exam will take place on November 16.

Earlier, the Ministry of Education suspended the examinations of JSC and JDC scheduled to be held at 10:00 am on Saturday for the same reason. The postponed JSC exam will be held at the same time on November 12 while JDC exam on November 14.  

The JSC and its equivalent JDC examinations began on November 2 across the country, with the participation of 26,61,682 examinees from 29,262 educational institutions. Among them, 14,39,987 are girls and 1,221,695 are boys. 

Cyclone “Bulbul” 
The very severe cyclonic storm “Bulbul” over the northwest bay and adjoining area moved further northwards and now lies over the same area, said a Met Office special weather bulletin issued on Saturday morning. 

The cyclonic storm is likely to move in a north or northeasterly direction and may cross West Bengal-Khulna coast (near Sunderban) by this evening, it added. 

Maritime ports of Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower danger signal number seven but instead, hoist great danger signal number 10. Coastal districts of Bhola, Borguna, Patuakhali, Barishal, Pirozpur, Jhalokathi, Bagherhat, Khulna, Satkhira and their offshore islands and chars will come under great danger signal number 10. 

Besides, maritime port of Chattogram has been advised to lower danger signal number six but instead hoist great danger signal number 9. Coastal districts of Chattogram, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur and their offshore islands and chars will come under great danger signal number 9. 

The maritime port of Cox’s Bazar has been advised to keep hoisted local warning signal number 4.  

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