SSC exams to be deferred for DNCC polls
Published : 10:51 AM, 27 December 2017 Wednesday | Updated: 01:49 PM, 30 December 2017 Saturday
Two examinations of secondary school certificate (SSC) and equivalent level are likely to be deferred for mayoral elections of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).
The Education Board of Directors has agreed to defer the exams of February 24 and 25 in 2018.
On Tuesday, officials of the Dhaka education Board, madrasa and technical education board met with the Election Commission`s acting secretary Helaluddin Ahmed.
The meeting was held in the election building, after the meeting the head of the education board told the journalists about deferring the exam.
Acting Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said that February 24 and 25 is the date of voting. So we request to defer the SSC examination. Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in Dhaka, madrasa education board and Chairman of the technical education board agreed to it.
After the announcement of the schedule, the new date for the exam will be given in March. The Election Commission is preparing to announce the schedule of exam. The schedule date will be decided on any day after February 24.
SSC and its equivalent examination of 2018 were scheduled to begin on 2 February and continue until 26 February.