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All the best! UP Board exams for highschool and intermediate start today

Out of the total examination centres allotted for the examinations, 1,470 have been declared as sensitive and as many as 503 as very sensitive centres for the examination. Security arrangements have been increased at these centres. A total of 1.02 lakh students of classes X and XII will appear in UP Board

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 16 March 2017 4:12 AM GMT

All the best! UP Board exams for highschool and intermediate start today
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All the best! UP Board exams for highschool and intermediate start today
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New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UP Secondary Education Board ), examinations for Class 10th and 12th started on Thursday at 11,418 centres in the state.

Around 60 lakh examinees in total are expected to appear in the board examinations in the state. A number of 34,04,715 students from high school appeared for their first paper of Hindi in the first half which began at 0730 hours, whereas, as many as 26,56,319 students from intermediate will attempt the Military science paper which will be held in the second half from 1400 hours.

Out of the total examination centres allotted for the examinations, 1,470 have been declared as sensitive and as many as 503 as very sensitive centres for the examination. Security arrangements have been increased at these centres. A total of 1.02 lakh students of classes X and XII will appear in UP Board exam at 150 centres in the state capital out of which 28 and 11 centres have been declared as sensitive and very sensitive respectively.

It could be recalled that the UP Board exams were earlier planned to be held between February and March but due to the assembly polls, the examination was postponed to mid-March after the intervention from Election Commission. The board had then submitted its revised schedule to the poll panel for approval.

Other details about the UP board examinations:

  • As many as 8 centres have been put up in jails across the state where 222 examinees will appear for their exams.
  • 1.45 lakh invigilators have been deployed to the centres for peaceful conduction of the examinations.
  • Two emergency numbers-- 0522-2254479 and 9454457262-- have also issued for contacting the board in case of emergency.

In slides ahead: See Photographs of the checking before and during the examinations:

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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