‘Will take steps to prevent question paper leak’: Dipu Moni

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Dhaka, Feb 02: Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Saturday said the government would take tough measures to prevent the leak of question papers of Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations.The minister made the remarks while visiting an examination centre at Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Government Secondary School at city’s Ashkona in the morning.

“We have taken foolproof measures to hold the examinations in an atmosphere free of unfair means and question paper leak,” she said. “No question papers were leaked last year. We have strengthened the system this time.”

She warned of stern measures against anyone trying to leak question papers.

“The students are our future. It is possible to hold exams fairly with everyone’s assistance,” the minister said. “There won’t be any question paper leak, if there’s no demand for them. The guardians have an important role to play here.”

This year, 21,35,333 students are sitting for SSC and equivalent examinations that began across the country in the morning.

Meanwhile, coaching centres will remain closed from January 27 to February 27.