The Secondary College Leaving Certificates (SSLC) and Greater Secondary (HSC) exams for the 12 months 2021 started in Kerala on Thursday adhering to strict COVID-19 well being protocols. The SSLC exams might be held until April 29 whereas the plus two exams are scheduled to be performed from April 8 to 26.
Practically 9 lakh college students are showing for the exams throughout over 4,951 centres out of which4,46,471 college students will attend the plus two examination and 4,22,226 common college students and 990 non-public candidates will seem for the SSLC examinations.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Chief of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala wished the scholars within the state who’re showing for the exams. “SSLC and +2 examinations are beginning tomorrow. Request all the scholars to comply with the #COVID19 protocol so that you just, your mates, instructor, and household keep protected. Finest needs to each considered one of you. Could you all succeed!,” Vijayan tweeted on Wednesday night time.
The plus two examinations started at 9.30 AM and the SSLC examination commenced within the afternoon session at 1.30 PM. The VHSE examinations will start on Friday.
On March 11 this 12 months, the Election Fee of India permitted the Kerala authorities to postpone the tenth and twelfth normal faculty examinations to April 8, in view of the state meeting polls which have been held on April 6. The state had sought postponement of the SSLC and HSC examinations, which have been to begin from March 17, as lecturers had been placed on ballot obligation and lecture rooms have been for use for polling functions.
The authorities have made strict preparations for implementing the COVID-19 well being protocol. College students are screened utilizing thermal scanners for physique temperature and in case of any variation, they are going to be given a separate room to take the examination. Handwash, sanitisers, masks have been made out there for college students, lecturers, and different employees.
Directions have been issued to make sure that college students wore masks, carried sanitisers, and maintained social distancing. They’ve additionally been instructed to not share stationery with others.
Final 12 months, the board exams have been affected as a result of pandemic, and a number of other papers have been performed later in Could and the outcomes have been launched in June.