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HSC exams postponed for corona

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:38 PM, 22 March 2020   Updated: 04:59 PM, 22 March 2020

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The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations, which are due to start on April 1, have been postponed over the coronavirus situation in the country.

Mohammad Abul Khair, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Education, confirmed the matter on Sunday, saying that “the date will be announced in early April”.

He said the upcoming HSC exam was postponed due to coronavirus outbreak. Earlier sudden situations arising for coronavirus, the admit card distribution for the Dhaka Board’s HSC and equivalent examination were postponed till March 28.   

The matter was conveyed to all the principals of the college under the Dhaka Board in an order signed by the exam controller SM Amirul Islam of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka.

Exam controller SM Amirul Islam said they expect other education boards will take similar measures. The HSC and equivalent examinations are scheduled to held from April 1. 

It is learned that the sub-committee of the Inter-Education Board Coordination met last Thursday with the chairmen of all education boards. Primary decision to defer the HSC exam was taken at the meeting. The formal announcement came with the approval of the ministry.