The examination centre authorities tried to suppress the incident by allowing the students extra time
Bogra Zilla School faces an allegation of handing out the Bangla version of the SSC geography test in place of the English version.
Three students of BIAM Laboratory School and College, Bogra suffered due to this action of Bogra Zilla School.
Though the examination centre authorities tried to suppress the incident by allowing the students extra time, the incident still became public.
Headmaster of the school Abu Nur Anisul Islam Chowdhury said that Assistant Headmaster Hossain Ara was in charge of the examination hall at that moment, and he was not informed.
Hossain Ara’s was unreachable by phone for comment on the matter.
One of the guardians of the affected students, Rafiqul Islam, said that his daughter along with two other student are SSC examinees of the English version from BIAM school, Bogra who were seated instead at Bogra Zilla School.
He also said that on Saturday, when they had the geography exam, they were handed the Bangla version, which jeopardized their exam.
Then the hall secretary told them the mistake was made by the board and that later they transcribed the Bangla version questions and gave those to the students.
The mistake wasted 25 minutes of their scheduled time, he added.
The authorities allowed an extra 25 minutes to compensate and asked students and guardians to suppress the incident, but still the guardians informed reporters about it.
Because of this the guardians of BIAM Laboratory School and College are concerned about the results of their children’s tests.