The exams start today (October 9) to Friday, October 13, 2017.
These students are from 302 high and secondary schools throughout the country.
Out of this number of schools, 170 are high schools with classes up to Grade 10 only.
The students will be sitting for a total of 12 subjects.
Education Secretary Dr Uke Kombra said this examination is very important for the students because they contribute to their final assessments for the year.