Monday, April 4, 2016, Chaitra 21, 1422 BS, Jamadius Sani 25, 1437 Hijri
Measures taken to prevent question paper leaks: Nahid
Published :Monday, 4 April, 2016, Time : 12:00 AM View Count : 7
centres, photocopy shops and Facebook have been brought under scanner to
prevent question paper leakage in the Higher Secondary Certificate
(HSC) and its equivalent examinations, says Education Minister Nurul
The government has taken all-out preparations to hold
the HSC and its equivalent examinations in a peaceful and copy-free
environment, he told reporters during his visit to an exam centre at
Siddheswari Girls College in the capital during the first day of the
examinations on Sunday.
Tight measures have been taken to prevent
question papers leakage, Nahid said, but a quarter is trying to destroy
examination-friendly atmosphere spreading rumor of question paper
Asking all to keep alert against such rumor, he said tight
surveillance has also been taken on the process of question papers
printing and transportation.
The Education Minister said the law
enforcers like Rab and Detective Brach (DB) of police are performing
their duties to ensure suitable environment for the examinations.
The HSC and its equivalent examinations began across the country on Sunday.
12.18 lakh students under eight general education boards, Madrasah
Education Board and Bangladesh Technical Education Board sit for the
examinations. The examinations will end on June 9 while the practical
tests will be held form June 11 to June 20.
This year, some 12, 18,
628 students from 8,533 educational institutions sit for the
examinations. Of them, 10,20, 109 students sit for the HSC exams under
eight general education boards, while 91, 591 students appear in Alim
(Higher secondary level of madrasa) examinations, 1, 02, 132 in
Bangladesh Technical Education exams and some 4796 students in Diploma
in Business Studies (DIBS) exam.
Apart from 2,452 centres in
Bangladesh, the exams are also being held in seven overseas centres
where 262 students are taking part. ?UNB
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