Marks allocation in exams to decrease in JSC, JDC
National Curriculum Coordination Committee (NCCC) has decided to decrease number of subjects and allocation of marks in the examinations of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC). The decision will be active from the current year.
The decision was taken at a meeting held at the secretariat on Thursday. After the meeting Secretary of Secondary and Higher Studies Division Sohrab Hossain informed the newsmen about the matter.
The Secretary said, we have taken the decision of reducing subjects and marks following recommendation from the Inter Education Board Coordination Sub Committee.
According to the newly taken decision, from now seven examinations of 650 marks will be held in JSC. Earlier examinations were held in 10 subjects with fourth subject under 850 marks. On the other hand, 200 marks were reduced and examinations will be held under 850 marks in JDC. Earlier it was held under 1050 marks.
There will be one examination of 100 marks on Bangla first and second part. Same as in English the examination will be held under 100 marks including the two papers. There will be no separate papers in Bangla and English. Earlier in Bangla and English 150 marks examinations were held under two separate papers.
According to the new decision, there is no need for giving optional subject examination in the elementary examination. From now the optional subject will be evaluated in the concerned educational institutions successively.
Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Professor Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Technical and Madrassa Education Division Secretary Md. Alamgir, former BUET teacher Inamul Haque, Director General of Secondary and Higher Education Directorate Professor Mahbubur Rahman, Dhaka Board Chairman Md. Ziaul Haque and other NCCC members were present during the meeting.