The primary and Ebtedayee terminal examinations will begin from 17 November across the country, reports UNB.
State minister for primary and mass education M Zakir Hossain said this at a press briefing at the ministry.
The examinations are scheduled to end on 24 November.
This year, 25,53,267 students will sit for the primary terminal examinations. Of them, 11, 81,300 are boys and 13,71,967 girls.
Besides, 3,50, 371 students – 1,87,082 boys and 1,66,281 girls – will attend the Ebtedayee terminal examinations.
The examinations will be held at 7,458 centres across the country.
Besides, 615 students will sit for the examinations from eight countries.
English examination will be held on 17 November, Bangla on 18 November, Bangladesh and Global Studies on 19 November, Elementary Science on 20 November, Religion and Moral Education and Arabic, Quran Majid and Tajweed on 21 November and 23 November and Mathematics on 24 November.
The three-hour examinations will begin from 10:30am.
State minister Zakir said the authorities concerned have been asked to take necessary steps for holding examinations in Barishal, Chattogram and Khulna districts which were damaged during the cyclone Bulbul.
Besides, books of the students in the respective areas were also damaged and the authorities were asked to provide books so that the students can properly prepare for the examinations, he said.