HSC, equivalent results to be published by Jan 28

Staff Correspondent
11 January 2021, Mon
Published: 02:22

HSC, equivalent results to be published by Jan 28

Cabinet Secretary Khnadker Anwerul Islam said that the results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations-2020 will be published by 28 January.

The Cabinet secretary announced it after a meeting at the Secretariat on Monday.

Earlier, the cabinet approved a draft amendment of the Intermediate and Secondary Education Ordinance with a view to publishing the results.

Earlier on October 7, Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni announced that HSC and its equivalent examinations will not be held this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

However, the results will be determined by averaging the results of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations of students, she then said.

All educational institutions of the country declared closed on March 18 this year in wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.  

Later that closure was extended till January 16 in several phases. No classes have been held since that day.

The education ministry also cancelled final examinations for primary and secondary level students, as well as the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations.