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Karnataka SSLC Exam Begins Today
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Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Examination will begin from today i.e. April 1, 2013.


Last Updated: 2013-04-01T09:16:52+05:30

Karnataka SSLC Exam Begins Today

Bengaluru: Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Examination will begin from today i.e. April 1, 2013. The timing of examination will be 9:30 am to 12:45 pm. As per sources, around 8.5 lakhs students will appear for the first language exam on day one, at 3003 centres across the state of Karnataka. The examination will conclude on April 10 with Social Science paper.
 
D Venkateshaiah, Director Exams, Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) has said that the department of public instruction has made all required arrangements in order to avoid any possible paper leaks and malpractices. Moreover, 6012 sitting squads will also be deployed for the examination. Each centre will have two trained persons in order to supervise the conduct of the examination, Mr Venkateshaiah further added.
 
Students will not be allowed to bring calculators, mobile phones or any other items (except admit card and ID proof) in the examination room. Every day, the question paper bundles will be unsealed in front of the students inside the examination room, only at 9:30 am. In order to authenticate the process, two students along with the invigilators will sign and testify that the process was followed.
 
This year, 8, 49,599 students will appear for the examination. KSEEB have identified 159 sensitive centres on the basis of reports submitted by Block Education Officer (BOCs) and Deputy Director of Public Instructions (DDPIs). High level security arrangement, which includes presence of inter-district squad, special observer and state level observer, will be made at these centres. As many as 59 centres have been identified as very sensitive and accordingly, measures are being taken, Mr Venkateshaih further added.
 

Mr Venkateshaiah has warned the rumor mongers and said that no leniency will be shown to those spreading rumors or are found to be involved in any unfair activity. BEOs squads and police night beat have been deployed for surveillance of areas and if any one spotted discussing question papers or distributing handwritten or typed papers will be rounded up and handed over to nearby police station.

- By Raihan Hassan
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