The following Year’s Public Exams Plan: SSC in June, HSC in July-August

The public authority may concede the following year's Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary School Certificate assessments by three to four months due to the Covid pandemic. 

It intends to hold the SSC tests in June and the HSC tests in July or August, given that the Covid circumstance doesn't deteriorate. As a rule, the SSC tests start on February 1 and the HSC on April 1 consistently. 

The tests will be held dependent on abridged prospectuses, and the applicants will be educated about it by January, Education Minister Dipu Moni said yesterday. 

She said they are thinking about resumption of classes on a restricted scale in February for the SSC and HSC possibility to assist them with their test readiness. 

The consequences of the current year's HSC and equal tests will be distributed after the issuance of a law in the main seven day stretch of January. 

In addition, all essential and auxiliary understudies will get their new course books by mid-January, she added. 


The public authority will attempt to hold the following year's SSC tests in June and HSC tests in July or August if the circumstance stays positive, Dipu Moni said at a virtual press preparation. 

"The NCTB [National Curriculum and Textbook Board] will get ready redone schedules for the SSC and HSC understudies." 

The SSC up-and-comers will be educated about the diminished schedule by January 15 and the HSC up-and-comers by January 31. 

Conversing with The Daily Star, NCTB Chairman Prof Narayan Chandra Saha said according to the mandate, they will begin setting up the prospectuses at the earliest opportunity. 

"We will offer need to the base fundamental fitness of understudies for their next degree of schooling. We will have conversations with educators, specialists and others." 

Dipu Moni said they are wanting to bring the class-10 and class-12 understudies, who will sit for the following year's tests, back to schools and universities. 

Classes for SSC applicants will be held from February to April and for HSC understudies from February to May. 

All instructive organizations have stayed shut since March 17 because of the Covid pandemic. The conclusion has been stretched out till January 16. 

Around 20 lakh understudies are relied upon to sit for the following year's SSC and comparable tests and 13 lakh understudies for the HSC and equal tests. 

Communicating fulfillment over the public authority plan, one of the SSC up-and-comers, Rezwan Rahman from Jashore, stated, "If the tests were held in February, I would not have had the option to make legitimate groundwork for the tests. Be that as it may, presently I will get some additional time and more classes." 

Shariful Islam, watchman of a HSC competitor in the capital's Mirpur, said the public authority ought to set up the schedule so that understudies can learn enough to do well in college affirmation tests and furthermore in the following degree of schooling. 


The current year's HSC, Primary Education Completion, Junior School Certificate and their comparable tests were dropped because of the pandemic. 

HSC competitors will be assessed for the current year dependent on their outcomes in the JSC and SSC tests. 

Recently, Dipu Moni said they have finished all arrangements for reporting the HSC results dependent on the assessment. 

"There is a law with respect to distribution of public assessment results. A mandate must be given to distribute the outcomes under extraordinary conditions." 

She trusted that the law will be given by the principal seven day stretch of one month from now and the outcomes will be distributed following that. 

Prof Shahedul Khabir Chowdhury, chief (administrator) at the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education, told this paper that the schooling sheets hold public tests and distribute brings about line with the Intermediate and Secondary Education Ordinance, 1961. 

Course reading DISTRIBUTION 

All essential and optional understudies will get new reading material liberated from cost by January 15, said the training clergyman. 

As in the earlier years, Prime Minister Sheik Hasina will initiate the course reading circulation on December 31. 

But since of the pandemic, the public authority won't hold the Textbook Festival on January 1 when reading material are given over to essential and optional understudies liberated from cost each year, she added. 

This time, new course readings will be circulated among the auxiliary understudies at their schools in 12 days. They need to appear at the schools to gather those. 

The book circulation strategy will be somewhat extraordinary for essential understudies. 

State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Zakir Hossen said the watchmen of essential understudies should go to schools to gather the new course readings for their kids. 

"We won't give up the new reading material to the essential understudies, remembering the Covid circumstance." 

He said a grade school with under 200 understudies should disperse the reading material in a day, while one with in excess of 200 understudies will get three days to disseminate those. 

The NCTB executive said 34.36 crore course books will be conveyed among 4.16 crore understudies the nation over.