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CBSE 10, 12 board exams to begin tomorrow; 2.8 mn candidates to appear

The exam will be conducted at 4,453 centres across India and 78 centres outside India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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More than 280 million will appear for and examinations conducted by the from tomorrow, a official said today.

A total of 16,38,428 have registered for class X examination, while 11,86,306 have registered for class XII examination.

The class X board examination has been reintroduced from this year after the government decided to do away with the (CCE) adopted earlier.

The exam will be conducted at 4,453 centres across India and 78 centres outside India. Similarly, for class XII, the exam will be held at 4,138 centres in India and 71 centres abroad.

"The board has made appropriate arrangements with state authorities and local police to ensure trouble free examinations throughout the country," the official said.

suffering from diabetes are allowed to carry eatables inside the examination centres. From this year, is also allowing with special needs to write their exams using laptops but their device will have to undergo an inspection by the computer teacher at the exam centre and no Internet access will be allowed.

A total of 4,510 and 2,846 differently-abled have registered for class X and XII examinations respectively.

First Published: Sun, March 04 2018. 19:03 IST
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