The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations have begun on Friday.
Bengali 1st paper examination of the JSC and Quran Majid and Tazbid examination of JDC began at 9:00am.
The examinations of JSC and JDC were scheduled to commence across the country on November 2 but were rescheduled due to the general strike enforced by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami.
Earlier, examinations slated for November 5 and November 6 were also shifted to November 19 and 20 respectively due to the continuous strike.
The JSC and JDC examinations of examinations slated for November 2 was rescheduled for November 7 and the examinations of November 3 was rescheduled for November 14 for the same reason.
Almost 21 lakh students are taking part in the examinations across the country.
The Primary Terminal Examination and Ebtedai examinations are scheduled to begin on November 23. More than 30 lakh students will sit for the examinations.