This year's Primary Education Completion (PEC) (formerly PSC) and Ebtedayee exams for fifth graders in schools and madrasa will start on 18th November and will be continued till 26th of November.
The date has been fixed on Wednesday at a meeting presided over by the Primary and Mass Education Minister Mustafizur Rahman.
Rabindranath Roy, public relations officer of the Ministry of Education, confirmed the matter.
The PEC test was introduced at the fifth grade in 2009 following a Cabinet decision.
Earlier, there was a separate exam at the fifth grade for scholarships, which has been now replaced by the PEC and Ebtedayee