DHAKA: Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations-2019 has begun across the country this morning (November 2) with the participation of 26,61,682 students.
On the first day of examinations which started at 10:00am, JSC candidates will take Bangla exam while madrasa students will take Quran Majid and Tajbid paper.
Some 2,661,682 students from 29,662 educational institutions are expected to appear in this year’s examinations. Of them, 1,221,695 are male and 1,439,987 are female.
“The number of JSC examinees is 22, 60,716 while 4,00,966 examinees will participate in the JDC examination this year,” she added.
Of JSC examinees, 1,042,907 are male and 12, 17,809 are female while 78,788 are male and 2,00,178 are female in JDC examinees.
A total of 554 students from nine overseas centres will appear in the JSC examinations, she continued. The overseas centres are Jeddah, Riyadh, Medina, Tripoli, Doha, Saham, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
The JSC exam will end on November 11 while JDC will complete on November 13.
Ahead of the JSC and JDC exams, the Education Ministry directed all coaching centers in the country to keep those close from October 25 to November 15.
BDST: 1146 HRS, NOV 02, 2019