The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee examinations began across the country on Sunday, reports UNB.
The examinations are being held at 7,470 centres across the country.
This year, 2,553,267 students are registered for the PEC examination. Of them, 1,181,300 are boys and 1,371,967 girls.
Besides, 350,371 students -- 187,082 boys and 166,281 girls -- are attending the Ebtedayee examination.
This year 615 students are sitting for the examinations aboard.
The examinations are scheduled to end on 24 November.