An invigilator was also expelled from JDC examinations.
A total of 59,687 students were absent from the Bengali first paper examination on the first day.
Eleven students were expelled from institutions under the Madrasa Board.
The number of JSC examinees this year is 2,038,303. Of them, 949,145 are male and 1,075,228 female.
A total of 681 students from eight overseas centres will appear in the JSC examinations.
The JSC and JDC examinations will end on 17 November. The results will be published by December 30.
Some 2,244,007 students from 28,761 educational institutions appeared in JSC and JDC examinations across Bangladesh yesterday.
A total of 378,472 examinees are participating in the JDC examination this year. Among the JDC students, 175,228 are male and 199,244 female.