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BSE Odisha 10th board exam 2021: Students to appear for matric exam in their own schools – Unfold Times

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Bhubaneswar: This yr, college students will seem for highschool certificates (HSC) examination in their very own faculties as a substitute of different faculties like earlier years. The invigilators might be from different faculties. The Board of Secondary Training (BSE) has introduced this on Friday.

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The BSE sources mentioned it took this choice to forestall college students and their mother and father from travelling lengthy distances and staying exterior throughout this Covid-19 scenario. The examination will begin from Might 3 and proceed until Might 15. Round 6.5 lakh college students might sit for the board examination this yr.

College and mass training minister Samir Ranjan Sprint mentioned his division has taken this choice protecting the Covid-19 scenario in thoughts. “College students of greater than 8000 excessive faculties will seem for the Class Xth board examination at their very own faculties. Usually college students face issues whereas trying to find rooms close to the examination centre and staying in teams. Well being is vital for us throughout this example in order that we took this choice,” he added.

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Educationist and former BSE president Jahan Ara Begum mentioned the state authorities has taken this step due to the extraordinary scenario rising as a result of pandemic. “I welcome this choice as a result of it’s going to stop college students and their mother and father from touring to different locations for the examination throughout this Covid-19 time. However the authorities ought to take strict measures to discourage malpractice within the examination halls,” she added.

This time, the division has already diminished 30 per cent of the course curriculum. In addition to, the scholars must seem for the examination for 80 marks of questions, whereas the analysis might be executed from a complete of 100 marks, BSE sources mentioned.

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The scholars will reply 50 marks (goal sort questions) in OMR sheets, whereas they may reply one other 30 marks (subjective sort questions) in question-cum-answer booklet. They are going to get 4 units of questions for some topics like language papers, math, science and social sciences, whereas a single set for another topics.

Earlier, the state authorities had determined to supply a free examination information ‘Parikshya Darpan’ to Class X college students to assist them of their preparation for the approaching board examination.

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