The form fill-up of candidates for SSC 2021 examination begun back from April 1. Those who missed will be able to fill up their forms from May 22 to 29 without late fee. The Dhaka Education Board has announced the extension in a notice issued on May 6.
According to the latest notice, due to the covid-19 situation in the country, many prospective SSC or equivalent exam candidates failed to fill up their forms over the previous period of April 1 to 7. Therefore the authorities decided to provide a fresh timeframe for filling up forms for those who missed the earlier deadline.
The notice adds that the last date to submit application fee online by respective educational institutions is May 30, 2021.
As per the earlier circular issued on March 21 by the board, the deadline to fill up SSC forms with late fee was April 14. According to that notice, students willing to sit for SSC exam this year would be able to fill up their forms online over the period of April 1 to 7. The last date to deposit form fill-up fee was April 8.
The notice added that with late fee of Tk.100, students could fill up forms from April 10 to 14 and deposit the fee till April 15.
As per the notification, for Science Group students, the form fill-up fee is Tk.1970 and for Business Studies and Humanities, the fee Tk.1850.
Under the process, prospective SSC candidates have also been asked to pay their tuition fees till December 2020. But the notice also asked school authorities not to realize tuition fees from candidates for the year 2021.
As per the circular, students’ information and list of potential students for SSC examination 2021 would be published on the board website on March 28. On the basis of that list, form fill-up of the students for the exam would be carried out.
No Test Exam This Year :
On the other hand, this year no test exams involving prospective SSC students will be held due to the new coronavirus pandemic, added the circular.
Usually, candidates require to qualify in the test exams and have at least 70 percent class attendance to get approval to sit for the public examination.
According to an earlier announcement from the Education Ministry, Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations 2021 could take place on June-July pending the novel coronavirus situation in the country.