Staff Correspondent: This year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations began on Thursday morning. .
The JSC examinations will end on November 15 while JDC on November 14.
A total of 26,70,333 students are taking part in the examinations.
Students from 29,677 educational institutions are participating in the examinations at 2,903 centres across the country.
A total of 22,67,343 students --10,43,752 boys and 12,23,591 girls --are taking part in the JSC examination, while 4,02,990 examinees -- 179,980 boys and 2,23,010 girls -–in the JDC examination, raising the total to 26,70,333.
Some 2,46,353 irregular students are taking 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 are taking part in the JSC and JDC examinations in nine overseas centres.
In 2017, a total of 24, 68,820 examinees appeared at the JSC and JDC examinations.
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