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HSC, equivalent exams start across country

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations for the academic session 2021-22 began on Sunday.

This year, a total of 12,03,407 examinees are expected to sit for the exams at 2, 649 centres across the country. Of them, 6,22,769 are boys and 5,80,611 are girls.

The three-hour exams that began at 11 am will end at 1 pm, while the second one will start at 2pm.

Students will have two hours to finish the exams — 20 minutes for multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and 1 hour and 40 minutes for creative questions (CQs).

HSC exams are kicking off with Bangla first paper.

All coaching centres across Bangladesh are closed from November 3 to December 14 as per the directives of the government.