The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exams for eight general education boards began on Thursday (Aug 17) morning. The candidates appeared for the Bangla First Paper exam at 10:00 a.m.
Meanwhile, Students registered with the Chattogram, Madrasa, and Technical Education Boards will not begin taking their exams until Aug 27, as the HSC and equivalent exams for these boards were deferred by 10 days due to the monsoon flood.
A total of 13,59,342 students have registered for the HSC and equivalent exams. Of them, 6,88,887 are boys and 6,70,455 are girls.