HSC Exam 2020: Education minister to brief media today
10:23 AM, October 07, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:46 PM, October 07, 2020

Education minister to brief media on HSC exams this afternoon

Education Minister Dipu Moni will hold a virtual press conference around 1:00pm today over this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations, according to a press release.

Earlier, Deputy Education Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury told The Daily Star that the decision on holding the HSC and equivalent exams will likely be announced this week.

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HSC and equivalent exams slated for April 1 were postponed on March 22 in fear of coronavirus transmission. More than 13 lakh students were expected to take part in the exams and are now passing their days in anxiety.

The government postponed the exams following the closure of all educational institutions since March 17. The government closed the schools to contain the spread of Covid-19, and the closure has been extended till October 30.

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