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82,383 primary students get scholarships

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Published: 14:39, 28 February 2023   Update: 19:07, 28 February 2023
82,383 primary students get scholarships

A total of 82,383 primary students have got scholarships in the ongoing year across Bangladesh.

Among them, 33,000 students got talent pool scholarships and 49,383 students got general scholarships.

State minister for primary and mass education Md Zakir Hossain published the results of the primary scholarship examinations on Tuesday (February 28).

A total of 4,82,904 examinees participated in the examinations.

After 13 years, the primary scholarship examinations were held on December 30, 2022 across the country.

The examinations were held by allowing 20 per cent students of Class V from all schools to sit the examinations based on the merit list made by annual examinations in Class V.

The students with the scholarships will get it in every month till class VIII.

The students with talent pool scholarships will get Tk 300 every month and students with general scholarships will get Tk 225 every month.

The detailed results will be available on websites of the primary and mass education ministry (www.mopme.gov.bd) and the Directorate of Primary Education (www.dpe.gov.bd).

The examinations were held in four subjects – Bangla, English, mathematics and primary science– for a total of 100 marks and two hours’ duration.