Information on the authority that issues Secondary School Certificates (SCC) and on whether these certificates are issued in English [BGD18735.E]

For information on the above-mentioned subject, please refer to the attached 17 November 1994 letter sent to the DIRB by the High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh in Ottawa. Also attached please find a Reuters report on the Secondary School Certificate (SCC) exams. This report may be of interest.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Ottawa. 17 November 1994. Letter sent to the DIRB in Ottawa.

Reuters. 2 May 1994. BC Cycle. "Bangladesh Goes Ahead with Exams without Teachers." (NEXIS)