Competency & Terminal competency - Proshikkhon

Competency & Terminal competency

প্রান্তিক যোগ্যতা কী? প্রান্তিক যোগ্যতা, বিষয়ভিত্তিক প্রান্তিক যোগ্যতা এবং অর্জন উপযোগী প্রান্তিক যোগ্যতা

What is Competency?

Competencies are closely related to knowledge, skills and attitudes. That is to say, through reading or studying, a subject is said to be able to fully master the knowledge, skills or attitudes and apply them in different real-life situations in different situations.

What is Terminal competency?

Primary level students are expected to achieve the required qualifications at the end of their primary education. These are the marginal qualifications. Some of these qualifications start in the first class and end in the fifth class. However, some marginal qualifications and the end may be different. In a word, the sum of all the qualifications prescribed from 1st class to 5th class is called marginal qualification.

What is Subject-based Terminal Competency?

At the primary education level, there are 29 marginal qualifications in the light of which 11 subject-based marginal qualifications have been determined. Individual qualifications in each subject are acquired by the students at the end of the lesson from first class to fifth class. In a word, the thematically divided form of marginal qualifications is thematic marginal qualification.

There are 31 Subject-based Terminal Competencies in English. Those are:


1. to recognize basic English sound differences, stress and intonation.

2. to understand simple commands, instructions and requests and carry them out.

3. to understand simple questions and statements.

4. to listen to, understand and enjoy simple rhymes, poems and stories.


1. to use English sounds, stress and intonation appropriately.

2. to exchange greetings and farewells and to make introductions.

3. to ask and answer questions.

4. to recite rhymes and poems.

5. to say the names of the days of the week and the months, and to tell the time.

6. to talk about simple things and actions.

7. to give instructions, commands and to make requests.

8. to take part in conversations on topics related to students’ daily life.


1. to read aloud texts with proper pronunciation, stress and intonation.

2. to recognize and read both cardinal and ordinal numbers.

3. to read the names of the days of the week, the months and the time.

4. to read aloud poems with proper stress and intonation.

5. to read silently with understanding paragraphs, stories and other text materials.

6. to read instructions and carry them out.

7. to recognize punctuation marks and read accordingly.


1. to write non-cursive and cursive letters both capital and small.

2. to write cardinal and ordinal numbers.

3. to write words, phrases and sentences using non-cursive and cursive letters both capital and small.

4. to write figures for words and words for figures.

5. to use punctuation marks.

6. to use capital letters.

7. to write the names of the days of the week and the months, and to write the time.

8. to write words, phrases and sentences correctly.

9. to take dictation.

10. to write short and simple compositions.

11. to write simple personal letters.

12. to fill in simple forms.

Class-wise attainable competency:

How much marginal qualification will be acquired in each class step by step from 1st to 5th class is called class-based achievement qualification.

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