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Pass rate declines at many colleges as date changes caused trouble for students

  • Published at 02:54 am August 19th, 2016

This cause anxiety and exam stress to the candidates. This year, 1568 candidates appeared from Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, among them 1559 passed and GPA scorer are 140. The pass rate is 99.43% which was 99.38% previous year. Ayesha Siddique from Viqarunnisa Noon School and College scored a GPA 5 told the Dhaka Tribune: “The constant shifting of HSC exam dates gave us intense anxiety and stress. Us students prefer to stick to the routine. But, the results have reflected our hard work.” Students this year had to suffer a lot of anxiety because of the this constant rescheduling. On February 9, the announcement for the HSC exam dates was made by the Education Ministry. The notice that was circulated at the ministry's website for the exams to begin on April 3, 2016 disappeared an hour later. When contacted, an official from ministry said, the HSC exam likely to be rescheduled  because of the Union Parishad polls but the exam was not rescheduled and they were held on April 3. The HSC exam that meant to be held on May 8 was rescheduled to May 9 due to a day-long hartal called by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. Again the May 19 exam was shifted to May 20 due to a nationwide hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami. On May 22  exams were postponed to May 27 after cyclone 'Roanu' hit Bangladesh's coastal areas. The Union Parishad elections also caused the exams to be rescheduled from May 27 to June 12. RAJUK Uttara Model College in Dhaka achieved a hundred percent pass rate despite the unrest during the exam.