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Primary, Ebtedayee exams begin
Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Ebtedayee Examinations-2017 began on Sunday across the country with the participation of 3,096,075 students.
As many as 28,04,509 examinees sat for PSC examinations while 2,91,566 students are appearing in the Ebtedayee examinations this year at 7,200 centres across the country and 12 centres abroad.
Of the total PSC examinees, 12,99,985 are male and 15,04,524 female while among the Ebtedayee examinees 1,53,152 are male and 1,38,414 female students.
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mustafizur Rahman visited the exam centre at Motijheel Government Primary School on the first day of the exam.
After the visit, the Minister told reporters that some people brought allegation of question paper leakage for spreading rumor.” There is no scope of question paper leak in the examinations and these are being held across the country under government’s strict monitoring.
He suggested the students to complete the exams properly and without adopting any unfair means.
The Minister said that the standard of education in the government primary schools is improving.
Some 32,30,288 students took part in the examinations last year.
A total of 3,332 differently-abled students are also appearing in the examinations this year with giving an additional 20 minutes for completing their exams.
The examinations are scheduled to end on November 29.