Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) on Thursday released the admit cards for annual Matriculation Examination 2018 starting from February 23.

BSE president, Dr.Jahan Ara Begum informed that the headmasters of the schools can download the hall tickets of students from the official website of the board www.bseodisha.ac.in.

The hard copies of the admit cards will also be sent to the exam centres by February 17, official sources said.

Around 5,90,330 students including 5,67,254 regular students will appear the matriculation examination starting from February 23. The examination will be held at 2,818 centres this year.

As many as 302 nodal centres have been identified for safe storage of question papers and other confidential documents.

After four years, the School and Mass Education department has made some changes in examination pattern this year.  In a bid to stop malpractice, students will have to appear the exam at centres (another school) instead at their respective schools.