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SSC exams begin Thursday 

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 22:43, 14 February 2024  
SSC exams begin Thursday 

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations begin on February 15 (Thursday).

This year, a total of 20,24,192 examinees will appear in the examinations from 29,735 educational institutions at 3,700 centres.
Compared to last year, the number of examinees has decreased by about 48,000.

According to the exam schedule, SSC Bengali (Compulsory) First Paper Exam will be held on the first day under nine general education boards. The exam will be held from 10am to 1pm.

The written examinations under the general and technical education boards will end on 12 March. Written examinations under the Madrasa Education Board will end on 14 March.

Earlier on 28 January, the Ministry of Education ordered the closure of all coaching centres in the country from 13 February to 12 March on the occasion of the examination.

No one will be allowed to use mobile phones or other unapproved electronic device to ensure fair and copying-free environment during the examinations. Centre secretary will be allowed to use a normal mobile phone set without internet connection.

Actions will be taken as per the rule if anyone uses unapproved phone or electronic device.

Besides, the teachers, officials and employees who will be employed to take and carry question papers will also not be allowed to use phone.

An executive magistrate and tag officer will be employed for every center and tag officer will carry the question papers along with hall secretary with police security. The question code will be announced 25 minutes before the exam begins.

The law enforcers and other concerned departments of the government will strength the vigilance against any rumour of leaking question paper in social platforms or the groups who will be involved in the activities.