CBSE Class 12 exams for core subjects begins today. The Central Board of Examination following its mandate allows entry to the examination hall latest by 10 am. The question papers are distributed at 10.15 and the exam kick starts at 10.30 pm.
CBSE released the admit cards for the exam on February 02, 2018. No student is allowed to write the examination without showing the admit card to the invigilator.
The examination for vocational subjects started in February. CBSE like every year is conducting examination on English on the first day. English subject is compulsory for all the streams in Class XII, arts, Commerce and Science. The CBSE board exams 2019 is being conducted at 4,974 examination centres across the country.
This year, a total of 12,8,359 students are appearing for Class 12, out of which 7,48,498 are boys and 5,38,861 girls. While in Class 10, out of the total 18,27,472 students, 10,70,579 are boys and 7,56,893 girls.
After facing multiple cases of exam paper leak last year, CBSE had issued an advisory for students and parents just a week before the commencement of exams that they should be aware of any kind of rumours on social media and avoid panicking. “It has been noticed in the past that certain unscrupulous elements spread rumours by posting fake videos and messages on social media platforms, obviously with the intention of spreading confusion and panic among students, parents, schools and public. We appeal you to cooperate with us for smooth conduct of exams by not participating in spreading of rumours information,” the CBSE said in a statement.
Exams will conclude at 1.30 pm. Watch this space for detailed paper analysis of English paper.