The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations under 11 education boards began today across the country.
This year’s exams began with Bangla subject while the duration of the exam was from 10 am to 1: 00 am.
Education Minister Dipu Moni warned that stern action will be taken against those who will try to leak question papers.
The total of 20 lakh 72 thousand and 163 candidates are likely to sit for this year's SSC exams. Of them, 10 lakh 21 thousand and 197 are boys and 10 lakh 50 thousand and 966 are girls.
The written examinations will be held from April 30 to May 23, while practical tests will be held from May 24 to May 30.