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Bihar Board Class 10th Exam begins today amid Covid-19 guidelines

A total of 1.68 million candidates have registered to appear for the class 10 exam in the state

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Students of class 10th wearing masks arrive to appear for compartment exam at an examination centre amid Coronavirus disease, in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Students of class 10th wearing masks arrive to appear for compartment exam at an examination centre amid Coronavirus disease.

The Board Class 10 Exam 2021 commenced from Wednesday onwards at various examination centres across the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students queue up outside the examination centre at Government Girls' Higher Secondary School, Bankipur as BSEB (School Examination Board) Matric exams began. The exams will continue till February 24 while adhering to the guidelines and Standard operating procedures, issued by the Centre.

"The School Examination Committee has followed the guidelines issued by the Bihar School Examination Committee against for matriculation examinations," said Nitish Kumar, Static Magistrate, who is posted on duty at Mahesh Prasad Singh Science College, Muzaffarpur.

A total of 1.68 million candidates have registered to appear for the class 10 exam in the state. The enrollment of boys this year is 846,663 while 837,803 girl students have registered, as per BSEB.

The Union Health Ministry said that there are 565 active cases in the state.

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First Published: Wed, February 17 2021. 12:59 IST