Educational institutions are closed in the country due to the Corona situation. In this situation, the process of giving legitimacy to the online examination system has started to keep the educational activities going. For this, two separate committees have been formed from secondary to university. The committee has been asked to monitor the online examination system of different countries of the world and give a practical proposal report.
It is known that the Secretary of the Department of Secondary and Higher Education (MAUSI) on March 24 to take the test online. A meeting of the Ministry of Education was held under the chairmanship of Mahbub Hossain. A committee chaired by the chairman of the Dhaka Board of Education has been formed to make recommendations for conducting online examinations for secondary and higher secondary level classes. In addition, another committee has been chaired by UGC member Prof. Dr. to make recommendations on taking various exams at the university level online. Dil Afroza Begum.
The committee will review the current practice of taking online exams at home and abroad and prepare a short and long term road map and submit a report to the ministry by April 12. Committee members can co-opt if necessary.
In this regard, the Secretary of the Department of Mausi. Mahbub Hossain told the media, “We have started working on how to conduct acceptable tests through online system in case of disaster in the country.” The two committees formed in this regard have been asked to come up with specific proposals for taking various exams online. The final decision will be taken after getting their opinion.
According to the Ministry of Education, the decision was taken at the second meeting of the Monitoring and Evaluation Committee to implement the action plan adopted under the ‘National Information and Communication Technology Policy-2018’ held on August 26 last year under the chairmanship of the Cabinet Secretary. The Department of Secondary and Higher Education and ATUI were jointly tasked with implementing the decision. Following this, a committee was formed on November 3 last year under the chairmanship of the Additional Secretary (Administration and Finance) of the Ministry of Education with the representatives of the concerned ministries, departments, offices / agencies, A2I and BUET. The members of the committee met and submitted the report. A meeting was held on March 24 to review the report.