Dinajpur Board announces new timings for postponed SSC exams


Desk report, Sept 22: The schedule for the four postponed Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams in Dinajpur has been published.

The subjective part of the exam will be held between 10 to 13 October and practical part will be held from 15 to 20 October, reads a notification from the Dinajpur Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education published on Thursday (22 September).

The exams that have been postponed are – math (109), physics (136), chemistry (137) and agricultural science (134).

Meanwhile, other SSC and equivalent exams will be held as per the previously announced schedule.

According to sources, the move comes following reports of question paper leak in Kurigram.

After being deferred multiple times due to Covid-19 and floods, the SSC and equivalent exams began on 15 September.

This year, some 2,021,868 students have registered themselves to take the SSC and equivalent exams, some 221,386 less than that of last year.

The SSC and equivalent examinations was scheduled to end on 18 October.