Bangladesh Technical Education Board – BTEB is an autonomous education board in Bangladesh. It is a state regulatory education board, it is responsible for monitoring and developing secondary level education of technical and vocational within Bangladesh.
The board has its own curriculum for the students, granting affiliation to vocational and technical education institutions. Also, it holds admission, examinations, certifications, and awards of diplomas. BTEB also has 45 public diploma institutes and 17 private diploma institutes.
BTEB Additional Information
Bangladesh Technical Education Board is a government agency. This agency in an Education board, which basically holds examinations and does all other education-related works. It is organized under the Ministry of Education in Bangladesh. Official languages for this board are Bengali and English. The headquarter located at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Agargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Official website link – bteb.gov.bd.
Bangladesh Technical Education Board History
In East Pakistan (then), Vide Resolution No. 1 of the Department of Commerce and Industries established an education board for supervising technical and vocational education. The board was named “East Pakistan Board of Examinations for Technical Education”. The objective for the board was to supervise, manage, certification, inspection, control, regulate and develop the technical and vocational education.
Therefore, increasing the demand for diploma in engineering and trade and the statutory institution was established for control, certification, inspection, and other necessary needs. As a result, on 1967 March 8, Gazette No. 175 L.A and No. 1 with parliamentary law board were established named “East Pakistan Technical Education Board”, which currently titled “Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB)”.
Examinations Under the BTEB
Mostly, the diploma such as engineering, commerce, trade, fishers, diploma in medical technology, and many other examinations held and managed by this board. Also, some vocational examinations, which are SSC vocational, HSC vocational, HSC BM, etc. All examinations listed here are totally supervised and controlled by this Bangladesh Technical Education Board.