This year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will begin on Thursday with the participation of 26,70,333 examinees, reports UNB.
Students from 29,677 educational institutions will sit for the examinations at 2,903centres across the country.
A total of 22,67,343 students --10,43,752 boys and 12,23,591 girls—will sit for the JSC examination, while 4,02,990 examinees – 1,79,980 boys and 2,23,010 girls—for the JDC examination, raising the total to 26,70,333.
Some 2,46,353 irregular students will take part in the JSC examination while 34,251 in the JDC. The number of special students in JSC is 1,30,785 while in JDC 30,548.
Besides, 578 students will sit for the JSC and JDC examinations in nine overseas centres.
The JSC examinations will end on 15 November while JDC on 14 November.
In 2017, a total of 24, 68,820 examinees appeared at the JSC and JDC examinations.