Matric exam from Feb 23

Cuttack: The Matriculation examination in Odisha conducted by the Board of Secondary Examination (BSE) will start from February 23 and continue till March 9.

This year, around 592,281 students will appear the annual exam, said BSE president D P Nanda.

Of these, 9,620 students are ex-regular and 4,417 are Madhyama.

The board will set up around 2,799 examination centers across the state. As many as 302 nodal centers will be arranged to store the question papers amid tight security, Nanda added.