The results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations will be published within January 28.
Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam said it after the regular cabinet meeting held on Monday with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
Earlier at a virtual press briefing on December 29 last year, Education Minister Dipu Moni said HSC results will be published in the first week of January.
"The result has been prepared and will be published right after passing an ordinance in the first week of January,’ she then said, adding that the promulgation of the ordinance is underway.
Earlier on October 7, the education minister announced that HSC and its equivalent examinations will not be held this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
However, the results will be determined by averaging the results of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations of students, she then said.
All educational institutions of the country declared closed on March 18 this year in wake of Covid-19 outbreak.
Later that closure was extended till December 19 in several phases. No classes have been held since that day.
The education ministry also cancelled final examinations for primary and secondary level students, as well as the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations.
BDST: 1410 HRS, JAN 11, 2021