A total of 20,47,779 students–10,24,363 boys and 10,23,416 girls–are expected to take part in the examinations
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations under 11 education boards are set begin today across the country.
A total of 20,47,779 students–10,24,363 boys and 10,23,416 girls–are expected to take part in the examinations at 3,512 centres from 28,884 educational institutions, reports BSS.
Of the candidates, a total of 16,35,240 students will participate in the SSC examinations under nine general education boards while 2,81,254 will appear in Dakhil exam under Madrasa Education Board and 1,31,285 for vocational exam under Bangladesh Technical Education Board this year.
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni is scheduled to visit Tejgaon Government Girls’ School centre in the city’s Farmgate area on that day.
The candidates have been advised to enter their respective exam halls half an hour before the scheduled time of the tests, or else they would not be allowed to sit for the examinations.