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Higher Secondary Completion Test 2019 begins April 1

GEE Desk Report

31 Mar 2019

Higher Secondary Completion Test 2019 begins April 1

The Higher Secondary Completion Test 2019 begins tomorrow, April 1 across Bangladesh under the ten Education Boards. This year a total of 13, 51,505 examinees from 9,081 educational institutions will appear the Higher Secondary Certificate-HSC and equivalent examination as per the statement of the Ministry of Education. 

A statement of the Ministry of Education disclosed that this year number of female candidates has been increased to 22,513 than the male candidate. The statement also said, of the total candidate 6, 64,496 are male while the number of female candidate is 6, 87,009.

A comparison chart shows 40,048 candidates have been increased in 2019. As per the chart, the number of total examinee was 13, 11,457 in 2018 under 8,943 educational institutions. 

Among the total number 11, 38,747 candidates are set to sit for the examinations from eight general education boards while 88,451 under the Madrasa Education Board and 1, 24,264 from the Technical Education Board.

This year some 43 examinees will appear in DIBS examination. Besides, 275 students will appear in the examinations from eight overseas centres. Candidates with physical disabilities will receive an additional 20 minutes in the examinations while the examinees with special needs, including those with autism, will get 30 additional minutes.

The written examinations will continue until May 11 while the practical examinations will be held from May 12 to May 21,2019. 

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