Bangladesh Education Minster says admission in schools will be through lottery

Bangladesh Minister for Education Dipu Moni has said that there will be no admission test this year at the schools due to COVID-19 crisis and the students will get admission through lottery  

The decision was taken considering the health issue of the children as the COVID-19 infection was on the rise in the country and many other countries were also closing the schools amid the second wave of the virus, she an online press conference. 

‘We made the decision weighing up three options – taking admission tests in a conventional system, taking admission tests online and through the lottery,’ she said. 

The admission process will be completed between January 10 and 15. Admission details will be announced by December 7. 

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