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HSC, SSC results should be the basis of varsity admission

It has been a practice in Bangladesh to hold tests for admitting students into the universities. After the completion of HSC exam, students get no break as they have to take admission to different coaching centres for taking preparations for university admission tests. This is unfair. Holding admission tests mean that our public examinations carry no value in the eyes of the government. So this practice should be stopped forthwith in the interest of both students and guardians. The guardians have to pay through the nose for their children's coaching. The real beneficiaries of this system are the coaching centres which are making brisk business.

Will the ministry of education rise to the occasion and do something without further loss of time? Admission on the basis of SSC and HSC results may not be entirely foolproof but then admission tests are also not infallible.

Considering all the pros and cons, admission on the basis of SSC and HSC results is more pragmatic and a better option.

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I wholeheartedly second the motion!

: Shabbir A Bashar

 

 


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