Odisha Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra on Friday reviewed the preparations ahead of the commencement of the crucial class 10 or matriculation examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) and Plus-II exam by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE).
The Odisha government today warned stern action against those circulating fake question papers and rumours regarding answersheets on social media.
At a high-level meeting held at Lok Seva Bhawan, Mohapatra directed the districts Superintendent of Police to keep a close watch on mischief mongers who circulate fake question papers and answercopies and take necessary action against them.
The Chief Secretary has also directed to strengthen security and installation of CCTV cameras at the nodal centres where question papers and other confidential materials will be stored.
It is pertinent to mention here the Matriculation examination will be conducted from April 19 to May 7. Similarly, the Plus II exam will be held from April 28 to May 31.
Matriculation (Class 10) Exam
Around 5,85,730 students, including 5, 71,909 regular students scheduled to appear matriculation exam.
Total number of exam centres: 3540
Number of nodal centres: 315
Plus II Exam:
Total number of students: 3, 21432
Arts: 2, 13,432 students
Science: 78,077 students
Commerce: 24,136 students
Vocational: 5,863 students
Total exam centres: 1, 133
No. of. Nodal centres: 202