Tests to recruit assistant teachers for primary schools in 17 districts have been postponed.
Earlier, the primary and mass education
ministry had rescheduled it to Mar 28, instead of Mar 14 that was previously
A statement issued by the ministry on Wednesday, however, did
not provide any reason for the postponement.
On Dec 8 last year, the
ministry cancelled the tests due to leakage of question papers.
districts where written tests will be held again are Dhaka, Narayanganj,
Mymensingh, Netrokona, Sherpur Rajshahi, Lalmonirhat, Cox's Bazaar, Satkhira,
Pabna, Jhenaidah, Rajbari, Meherpur, Khulna, Sunamganj, Moulavibazaar and
Some 968,127 aspirants across the country took the first
written test held on Nov 8, which was subsequently cancelled.
ministry had formed a committee to probe the allegations of question leakage on
The decision to conduct the tests again comes following the
report submitted by that committee.