The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examination for June 25 has been shifted to June 24 due to the inauguration of the Padma Bridge, Education Minister Dipu Moni said on Sunday.
The Education Minister revealed the information while talking to reporters after a meeting at the secretariat.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the Padma Bridge on June 25.
Besides, the activities of all coaching centers across the country will remain suspended from June 15 to July 7 as the SSC examinations are scheduled to begin on June 19, she said.
A total of 20,21,868 students are expected to sit for the examinations.
The examinations will be held at 3,790 exam centers till July 6, she said.
Some 15,99, 711 students will sit for the examinations under nine general education board while 2,68,495 under Madrasha Board and 1,63,662 students under the Technical Education Board.