PEC tests start Nov 18
The largest public tests in Bangladesh, Primary Education Completion (PEC) and equivalent Ebtedayee examinations for fifth graders will begin on November 18.
Primary and Mass Education Ministry came up with the decision today at a meeting of National Steering Committee 2018, chaired by Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman.
The exams will start from November 18 and will continue to November 26, says a press release issued in this regard. Exams would start at 10:30am this year instead of 11:00am and end at 1:00pm.
Children with special needs would be given extra 30 minutes.
There will be no exam on Saturdays, the press release says.
This year, the examination will be evaluated at the upazila level, the press release says.