The online application for admission to different schools across the country will start from November 25 and will continue until December 8.
Lotteries will be organized for public and private schools, as well as for secondary and higher levels.
The sale of the admission forms, the running of the lottery and the publication of the results will be done via Teletalk.
“The decision was taken on Thursday at a meeting of the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) regarding the admission to school of students from grades 1 to 9,” said the deputy director ( School) of the DSHE and secretary member of the school’s admissions committee. Aziz Uddin.
Officials from different educational institutions were present at the meeting.
After obtaining the admission policy from the Ministry of Education, the DSHE plans to launch the admission policy after the publication of a circular.
According to meeting sources, the admissions policy will include online admissions and the lottery system.
The meeting also finalized the admission dates, including students on the waiting list. In addition, the cost of admission forms has also been fixed.
Admission forms for all schools are sold online given the coronavirus situation.
The lottery system is used for the first time for the upper secondary level, also revealed during the meeting.
For public schools, the lottery will take place on December 15 and for private schools, on December 19.
Students selected in the lottery for Grades 1 to 9 in public schools will be admitted from December 16 to 23.
Students on the waiting list can be admitted between December 28 and 30.
Meanwhile, students selected from the private schools lottery will be admitted between December 21 and 26.
Those on the waiting list will be admitted from December 26 to 30.
This year, the admission form for each private school cost 200 Tk. Public schools charged 170 Tk.
However, the price of next year’s admission form has been reduced due to the pandemic.
Tk110 has been corrected to apply to five schools simultaneously. Hence, reducing the application fee for each school to Tk22.