Secretariat Correspondent: National Curriculum Coordination Committee (NCCC) has decided to lessen 200 marks in Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations from this year.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the committee at the Ministry of Education on Thursday.
The decision was made in a bid to lower the pressure on studies of V and VIII, said Sohorab Hossain, secretary of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education division, who chaired the meeting.
At present, JSC examinees sit for the 850-mark test including an optional subject which will be a 650-mark test, whereas JDC examinees will sit for the 850-mark test which was 1050.
As per the revised mark distribution, Bangla first and second paper examinations will be held on 100 marks -- 50 for each of the paper. Similar marks distribution will be followed in English first and second papers.
Similar changes were also proposed for Junior Dakhil Certificate examinations.
risingbd/Dhaka/May 31, 2018/Hassan/A K Azad