The annual High School Certificate Examinations (matric exam) in the state will begin on February 23 and end on March 9 for regular students. And, for ex-regular students, the matric exam will commence on February 24 and end on March 10.
In a notification today, the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha declared the matric exam dates for both regular and ex-regular students. A total of 5, 92, 281student including 9,620 ex-regular students will appear the examination at 2799 centres in the state said Board President Dr. Dakshya Prasad Nanda.
Nanda said a total of 302 nodal centres will be set up in the state for the safe custody of the matriculation examination question papers. After the examinations are over, the evaluation of answers will begin from March 16, 2015, he added. Nanda said the candidates will enter into the examination hall at 8.30 am while OMRC and questions sheets will be provided to them at 8.45 am. The exam will start at 9 am.