The Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) Class 12th annual board examination commenced from today. The total number of students registered for the examination is 12,05,290 out of which 5.38 lakh are female and 6.56 lakh are male.
As per the schedule, the examination will be held in two shifts. The first shift will be between 9.30 a.m to 12.45 p.m, and the second shift will be between 1.45 p.m to 5 p.m.
Students who will be appearing for the examination in the first shift will have to report to the examination hall by 9:15 AM while those in the afternoon shift are to report before 1:30 PM. No entry will be allowed after this.
This year, too, authorities have taken strict anti-cheating measures. All the exam centers have been put under CCTV surveillance and there will be a videographer for 500 students each. There will also be two separate layers of screening at the exam center; while the candidates will first be checked by a policeman before entering the exam center, the invigilator will then check students, in a batch of 25, before letting them enter the exam hall.