Children along with their parents and guardians in the city are preparing for admission tests of government schools for the academic year 2009.
Distribution of admission form is scheduled to begin on December 14, which will continue till December 27 as per a decision taken by the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (DSHE).
Admission forms can be collected from respective schools on the working days from 9:00am to 3:00pm. The price of form has been fixed at Tk 100.
Students aspiring to have a seat from class 1 to 9 will have to take a 100-mark written tests on Bangla, English and mathematics.
Like previous years the schools have been divided into three groups — A, B and C — based on the geographic location of the school.
The schools under Group A are Government Laboratory High School, Mirpur Government High School, Motijheel Government Girls’ High School, Khilgaon Government High School, Nawabpur Government High School, New Government Girls’ High School, Islamia Government High School and Mohammadpur Government High School.
The Group B schools are Motijheel Government Boys’ High School, Narinda Government High School, Government Muslim High School, Banglabazar Government Girls’ High School, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Government Boys’ School, Tejgaon Government Bigyan College High School, Dhanmondi Government Girls’ High School and Dhanmondi Quamrunnessa Government Girls’ High School.
The Group C schools are Armanitola Government High School, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Government Girls’ High School, Dhaka Collegiate School, Ganabhaban Government High School, Tikatuli Quamrunnisa Government Girls’ School, Tejgaon Government Girls’ High School, Tejgaon Government High School and Dhanmondi Government Boys’ High School.
Exam for group A will be held on January 4 followed by group B exam on January 6 and group C on January 10.