Allaying fears and defying phone calls to defer them, Karnataka is all established to perform the Covid-hit rescheduled Secondary School Leaving Certification (SSLC) board examinations for class 10 learners across the southern point out from Thursday, an formal stated on Wednesday.
“Elaborate preparations have been designed to keep the SSLC tests from Thursday to July 4 for 8.5 lakh college students in 3,179 centres throughout the state as per the lockdown suggestions to guarantee the protection and welfare of the wards,” Karnataka Secondary Education and learning Examination Board Director V. Sumangala reported.
Of the 8.5 lakh college students registered to appear for the exams, 4,48,560 are boys and 3,99,642 are girls. Of the whole centres, 2,879 are principal and 300 in a block, set up to accommodate college students spilling above from other centres to ensure social distancing.
Even though the 3-hour exam will begin day-to-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, which includes 63,000 point out-operate faculty teachers and 23,000 from other departments like wellness, law enforcement and social welfare will be on responsibility for the easy carry out of the examinations in 6 topics, which includes English, Kannada, 3rd language, pure science, social science and mathematics.
200-250 learners to sit for the test at each and every centre
About 200-250 students will sit for the examination at each centre, with about 200 in the centres found in the containment centres, mentioned Sumangala. Although all students appearing for the examinations have been offered masks to don together with hall tickets, further masks will be held at each and every centre as carrying it is obligatory for creating the paper.
The examinations were being before scheduled from March 27 to April 9, but had been put off as the lockdown was prolonged thrice up to May possibly 31. The condition section of general public instructions released the revised time table on May well 18 for the board exams and uploaded it on its web page for downloading by the pupils.
As a 2-metre distance has to be kept concerning two college students, far more exam centres have been arranged to comply with the recommendations. The point out scouts and guides will distribute two masks to each pupil at the college entrance to wear 1 prior to moving into the test centre and hold the other as a spare.
Every single test centre has also been geared up with sanitizer dispensers to clean palms before and following the examination. Students who shifted to their household town for the duration of the extended lockdown have been allowed to create tests from the closest centre, in which they are keeping.