No PEC exam from this year

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Dhaka, June 21: There will be no Primary Education Completion (PEC) examination for fifth graders from this year.

Minister for primary and mass education Mostafizur Rahman told reporters on Tuesday about cancellation of PEC exam in primary level.

The primary education cycle in the county has been stretched to the eighth grade and the entire process brought under the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education.

“We’ve talked about it, there will be no PEC exam at fifth grade from this year. Primary students will sit for this exam at eighth grade,” Mostafizur Rahman said.