As many as 77,708 Class X students and 66,367 Class XII students from Bhubaneswar region will appear for the board examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) from Monday. Class X examinations will continue till April 4, while examinations of Class XII students will end on April 13.
Bhubaneswar region covers three states- Odisha, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh. Class X students of 927 schools will appear for the examination in 228 centres. Class XII candidates from 675 schools will be writing for the test in 219 centres, said the CBSE official statement.
Students will have to report at their examination centre at 9 am, but the examination will start at 10.30 am. They will get time to read the questions. Duration of a sitting is three hours. On the first day of the examinations, Class X students will appear for elective subjects and Class XII candidates for English subject.