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More than six lakh students to appear at annual HSC Examination




 As many as 6,05,064 students of the State will be appearing the annual High School Certificate (HSC) Examination-2017, to be conducted by Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha from February 28 to March 10.

        While 5,76,794 Regular students have filled up their forms through online for appearing at the examination, as many as 22,996 Ex-Regular students have also applied online to take part in the examination.

        As many as 4,690 students belonging to Correspondence Course (Regular) and 584 students belonging Correspondence Course (Ex-Regular) too have filed up forms for appearing at the annual HSC Examination-2017.

        Similarly, 3,595 students including 3,167 Regular and 448 Ex-Regular candidates will appear at Madhyama Examination.

This time there will be same question pattern for Regular and Ex-regular students and the examination will be conducted simultaneously in the First Sitting from 9 AM to 11.30 AM. However, 15 minutes extra time will be allowed in Mathematics examination which has been scheduled to be conducted from 9 AM to 11.45 AM.

        Similarly, the Madhyama Examination will be conducted in Second Sitting from 2 PM to 4.30 PM for all subjects excepting Mathematics Examination for which the timing is from 2 PM to 4.45 PM.

        The BSE, which has set up total 2,938 Examination Centers including 51 Madhyama Examination Centers, has also opened as many as 295 Nodal Centers including 27 numbers of centers at police stations in remote areas to conduct the annual HSC Examination-2017 across the State. Besides, the BSE has also formed as many as 389 Despatch Teams for smooth conduct of the examination.

BSE President Susant Kumar Das informed that registration of teachers of all recognized secondary schools will be conducted through online from January 9 to January 21 on the website www.bseodisha.ac.in.

 






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