The government has given permission to qawmi madrasas for arranging examinations equivalent to degree and masters level on condition of following the health guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic.
However, academic activities of the madrasas will remain suspended.
Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam told journalists after cabinet meeting on Monday.
“The government has agreed to qawmi madrasas’ appeal on organising the exams. No decision was made on the reopening of madrasas,” he said.