Total 31 lakh candidates appearing in CBSE board examination


Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set with tighten measures to conducts it’s 2019 Board examination. Class 12th exam starts from February 15, 2019, while class 10th exams will start from February 21, 2019. The number of students appearing for 10 and 12 exam those who registered is a total of 31,14,82. This number also includes 28 transgender candidates, according to the statement from the board.

This total number of candidates includes 18 lakh boys and 12.9 lakh girls. The board exam will be held in 4,974 centres across India and 78 centres abroad.

3 lakh officials will be involved during the whole examination process.

Class 10th main paper will start from March 3 and will conclude on March 29. The vocational paper starts from February 21. Whereas, class 12th main paper starts from March 4 and conclude on April 4. The vocational paper starts from February 15.

Several rules has been made by the board to successfully conduct the board examination: Not more than 24 students in one examination hall, teachers and students are barred from carrying mobile phones in the examination hall.

The question paper will be handled by the Centre superintendent. The three lakh officials include Centre superintendent, deputy centre superintendent, chief nodal supervisors, examiners, evaluators, etc.

This year board examination is going to be conducted in the same way like JEE mains and NEET papers are conducted.

Some new initiatives has been taken by the board which included:

For facilitating the students to locate their centres, the board examinee can access an exam cente locator app by proving roll numbers.

To check malpractices while moving the exam material, the Board will be using geo-tagged time based tracking and monitoring of confidential materials.

The board will be live webstreaming from examination centres, as it happened during the exam of JEE mains and UGC NET.


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