BENGALURU: The two-day Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or Class 10 examination 2021 kicked off today amid concerns over coronavirus in Karnataka. This is the second year in a row that SSLC examinations are being conducted by the Department of Primary and Secondary Education amid the epidemic.

8..76 students About one lakh students have registered for the exam.

Due to the Covid-19 situation, the exams have been reduced from six days to two days for the first time. Today students are writing exams for major subjects like Mathematics, Science and Social Science, while on July 22, exams like Kannada, English, Hindi, Sanskrit will be taken.

All necessary arrangements have been made at the examination centers keeping in view the epidemic situation, in which only one per bench, one student will sit in the classroom and those with symptoms will be allowed to sit for the examination in a separate room, officials said.

“My best wishes to all the students who will be appearing for the SSLC exams tomorrow. I urge my young friends to rest and concentrate on the exams. I assure the parents that our government has made all arrangements for the exams to be held safely.” Chief Minister B.S. A tweet on Sunday.

BENGALURU: The two-day Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or Class 10 examination 2021 kicked off today amid concerns over coronavirus in Karnataka. This is the second year in a row that SSLC examinations are being conducted by the Department of Primary and Secondary Education amid the epidemic.

8..76 students About one lakh students have registered for the exam.

Due to the Covid-19 situation, the exams have been reduced from six days to two days for the first time. Today students are writing exams for major subjects like Mathematics, Science and Social Science, while on July 22, exams like Kannada, English, Hindi, Sanskrit will be taken.

All the necessary arrangements have been made at the examination centers keeping in view the epidemic situation, in which only one per bench, one student will sit in the classroom and those with symptoms will be allowed to sit for the examination in a separate room, officials said.

“My best wishes to all the students who will be appearing for the SSLC exams tomorrow. I urge my young friends to rest and focus on the exams. I assure the parents that our government has made all arrangements to ensure that the exams are held safely.” Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said. A tweet on Sunday.

Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board officials said the department has increased the number of examination centers and on-duty teachers this year, adding that 1.8 lakh staff have been deployed in 73,064 exam halls in 88,585 centers across the state.

Special arrangements have been made for the 23 students who tested positive for COVID-19 to write the exam at COVID care centers in their respective districts.

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