Allaying fears and defying calls to defer them, Karnataka is all set to perform the Covid-strike rescheduled Secondary College Leaving Certificate (SSLC) board exams for course 10 learners across the southern point out from Thursday, an official stated on Wednesday.
“Elaborate preparations have been produced to keep the SSLC tests from Thursday to July 4 for 8.5 lakh students in 3,179 centres across the point out as for every the lockdown tips to make sure the security and welfare of the wards,” Karnataka Secondary Instruction Evaluation Board Director V. Sumangala said.
Of the 8.5 lakh college students registered to show up for the exams, 4,48,560 are boys and 3,99,642 are girls. Of the full centres, 2,879 are key and 300 in a block, established up to accommodate learners spilling around from other centres to make sure social distancing.
Though the 3-hour test will begin every day at 10.30 a.m., the learners have been told to report at their respective centres by 9 a.m. or 90 minutes before for thermal screening, carrying mask and washing palms with sanitizer in advance of getting into the centre, said Sumangala.
A whopping 86,000 people today, like 63,000 point out-run faculty lecturers and 23,000 from other departments like wellbeing, police and social welfare will be on responsibility for the easy perform of the exams in 6 topics, such as English, Kannada, 3rd language, normal science, social science and mathematics.
200-250 learners to sit for the exam at every centre
About 200-250 college students will sit for the test at every centre, with about 200 in the centres situated in the containment centres, stated Sumangala. Even though all students showing for the examinations have been provided masks to use together with hall tickets, further masks will be held at every single centre as wearing it is obligatory for writing the paper.
The tests were previously scheduled from March 27 to April 9, but had been put off as the lockdown was prolonged thrice up to May possibly 31. The state department of public guidelines produced the revised time desk on May possibly 18 for the board examinations and uploaded it on its web page for downloading by the learners.
As a 2-metre length has to be stored concerning two learners, far more test centres have been organized to comply with the pointers. The point out scouts and guides will distribute two masks to each and every college student at the school entrance to don a person ahead of entering the exam centre and preserve the other as a spare.
Each and every exam centre has also been equipped with sanitizer dispensers to clean fingers prior to and immediately after the test. College students who shifted to their property town for the duration of the extended lockdown have been permitted to produce examinations from the closest centre, exactly where they are staying.
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