Cuttack: Matriculation examinations will kick off in Odisha from February 23 and it will conclude by March 08, announced Board of Secondary Education (BSE) here today.
This year the State Open School Certificate and Sanskrit Madhyama examinations will be simultaneously held with Matric exam, informed BSE President Jahan Ara Begum in a press meet.
Speaking to reporters, Controller of Examination Nihar Ranjan Mohanty said, “This year 100 more exam centres will be added to the existing number of centres.”
Last year, the exams were conducted at 2900 centres, Mohanty added.
The online filling up of forms for the High School Certificate Examinations, 2018, has begun from Nov 1 and will continue till 16. Students who register and deposit the fees by November 16 have to compulsorily submit the application by midnight of November 17.
Similarly, the last date of filing up application forms with fine is November 21 and candidates have to submit their form finally by midnight of November 22.
The regular students will have to deposit Rs 320 for the exam fee while students under Quasi-Regular, Ex-Regular, Correspondence-Regular and Correspondence-Ex-regular categories will have to deposit Rs 405. Fine for late registration and submission is Rs 50.
However, the State government has waived the exam fee of the students of 15 drought affected districts.