The government has decided not to hold this year’s Junior School Certificate examination (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examination due to coronavirus pandemic.
Education Minister Dipu Moni came up with the information after attending a function at Ganabhaban Government High School in the capital on Tuesday afternoon.
The JSC and JDC aspirants will be evaluated by the annual examination results, the minister added.
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificates (HSC) examinations and their equivalent tests will be held from November 14 and December 2, respectively.
The examinations will be held with short syllabuses on three elective subjects on a group basis, and 24 assignments will be given for SSC students while 30 assignments for HSC students before the examinations, the education minister had said back in July.
Meanwhile, educational institutions reopened on September 12 after being closed since March of 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic.
BDST: 1925 HRS, SEP 28, 2021