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JSC, JDC exams begin on Tuesday

2016-10-31 18:20:56
JSC, JDC exams begin on Tuesday Correspondent, Dhaka:

Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations-2016 will begin across the country on Tuesday with the participation of 24,12,775 examinees.

As many as 24,12,775 students from 28,761 educational institutions will appear in this year's examinations, the Education Ministry sources said.

The number of JSC examinees is 20,38,303. Of them, 9,49,145 are males while 10,75,228 females the sources said, adding a total of 3,78,472 examinees will participate in the JDC examination this year. Among the JDC students, 1,75,228 are males and 1,99,244 females.

A total of 681 students from eight overseas centres will appear in the JSC examinations.

"A total of 86,842 examinees have increased in the JSC and JDC examinations this year compared to the last year as 23,25933 candidates took part in 2015" Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said at a press briefing held on October 30 at his ministry, reports BSS.

"The JSC and JDC examinations will start from November 1 and end on 17 November. The results will be published within December 30," he added.

As many as 14,92,802 students appeared JSC and JDC examinations in 2010, 18,61,113 examinees in 2011, 19,08,365 in 2012, 19,02,746 candidates in 2013, 20,90,692 in 2014 and 23,25,933 examinees in 2015.

Nahid said, "We have introduced JSC and JDC examination system for improving quality of education."

This examination system is encouraging students to remain in schools to get certificates, which will make them more enthusiastic about further continuing their studies."

Nahid said except Bangla second paper, English first paper and English second paper, examinations of all subjects at JSC and JDC level will be held under creative question paper this year.

Ends/ 29, 2016

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