Two accused confess to a magistrate of selling leaked medical and dental college admission tests’ question papers.
Teaching methods currently are often too reliant on test papers as teaching material.
The government is going the start the online process for enrolling students to Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent courses for the next academic session from August 9, amid the pandemic.
The government has decided to admit all students to colleges on the basis of merit, doing away with the previous allocation of 11 percent seats for quota holders.
More than 13 lakh students have applied for admission to the 11th grade at colleges across the country as the deadline for application online and through mobile text expired yesterday.
The government publishes the third merit list of students aspiring to get admitted to colleges.
The decision to centrally initiate this year's college admissions through an online system may have been well-intentioned but its poor execution has left two lakh students still without a seat in a college.
It is a shame that new academic sessions of colleges seem destined to be delayed, if not thrown off-gear altogether.
Those who recently passed Secondary School Certificate (SSC) students will get three more days to file an application for colleges in Dhaka.