Quota system reformed in Class-XI admission

Dhaka, Thursday   02 April 2020


Quota system reformed in Class-XI admission

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:23 PM, 27 February 2020  

File Photo, Collected

File Photo, Collected

From this year, it has been decided to withdraw quota from college admission as well as job placement. In addition to this, a draft policy has been formulated to bring in three more changes in Class-XI admission.

Class-XI Draft Policy-2020 was presented at a meeting organized by the Directorate General of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) of the Ministry of Education on Thursday in presence of Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni.

Dr. Dipu Moni among others in the meeting organized by DSHE

The draft policy formulated by the Inter-Education Coordinator and the Dhaka Education Board has also rejected the increasing of registration fee and SMS apply system. However, quota of freedom fighters, expatriates and BKSP will remain the same. In addition, it has been proposed to start the admission on May 10 and end June 25.

The draft policy has proposed to cancel the application process through SMS and suggested apply only through online to reduce the complexity and cost of admission process. Admission confirmation fee has been increased by Tk 5 and set Tk 135.

Referring to quota withdrawal it has been said that, except 100 percent merit quota, the quotas of subordinate offices of departmental and district headquarters, education departments have been abolished by retaining 5 % Freedom Fighters quota, 0.5% for BKSP and 0.5 % for expatriate as special quota for educational institutes.

The online apply option has been kept for 10 colleges and madrasas for Tk 150. For this mobile phone apply will not be applicable. 

Opportunity to apply online at 5 colleges or. It will be charged 5 Taka. For this, you do not have to apply for admission through mobile phone. 

In Dhaka Metropolitan Area, the admission fee for class XI has been fixed at Tk5000 for private colleges.  In addition, for partly MPO or non-MPO listed institutes of Bangla and English medium will be fixed as Tk 9,000 and Tk 10,000 in order and development fee cannot be charged more than Tk 3,000.

Besides, the admission fee for the rural and municipal areas admission fee has been fixed at Tk 1,000, in municipal district headquarters- Tk 2000 and no more than Tk 3,000 will be applicable to charge in any metropolitan areas other than Dhaka.

After the meeting, Inter-Education Board Coordinator and Dhaka Education Board Chairman Professor Md. Ziaul Haque said the draft policy will be finalized within the next week. 

Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni said the draft is a part of the plan for what the government is working to create a conducive environment of education.