Coaching centres across Bangladesh will remain closed during the entire length of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) written examination, Education Minister Dipu Moni announced Monday.
"This is to ensure the exams are held in a free and fair atmosphere," she told the media at the secretariat.
"All coaching centres will remain closed since we cannot take any special measures," the minister said.
The closure will be applicable from April 1 and continue till May 6 (36 days), she said after holding a meeting over the approaching HSC tests.
This year, 13,51,309 students are expected to sit for the HSC and equivalent exams scheduled to begin from April 1, reports UNB.
The written tests will end on May 5. The practical exams will begin on May 12 and end on May 21.