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HSLC, HSSLC examinations 2021 set to begin in Nagaland

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By Eastern Mirror Updated: Apr 05, 2021 8:44 pm
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16835 students to write HSSLC examination 2021

A file photo of students writing their annual examinations at Christian Higher Secondary School, Dimapur. EM Images

Eastern Mirror Desk
Dimapur, April 5 (EMN):
Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examination 2021 will begin on Tuesday by observing standard operation procedures (SOPs) in view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) had earlier announced the routine for HSSLC and High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examinations 2021.

HSSLC examination will be conducted at 96 provisional centres across the state starting on April 6 and conclude on April 21. A total of 16835 candidates — 8641 girls and 8194 boys – have enrolled for the exams.

Out of the total students appearing in the HSSLC examination, 13024 are from Arts stream, Commerce-1347 and Science-2464.

The NBSE had also announced that 23,612 candidates will write HSLC exams from 133 provisional examination centres and four sub centres starting on April 7 till the 21st. Compartmental examination 2021 for HSLC will also be held from 41 examination centres.

Wishes from Rio, Sukhalu

Meanwhile, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has conveyed his wishes to students appearing in the upcoming examinations.

“My best wishes to all the students who will be writing HSLC and HSSLC examinations under Nagaland Board of School Education. Stay focused, be confident and give your best. May God bless you with good health and I hope you excel in your exams,” he tweeted.

Advisor for School Education, KT Sukhalu also conveyed wishes to students writing the examinations which will be “conducted in an extraordinary situation this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic”.

“I would like to convey my best wishes to all the candidates who will be appearing these two examinations. I also appeal to all the examination centre Superintendents and Invigilators to conduct the examination in all fairness. All the candidates and staff involved should observe the preventative measures/SOPs issued by the state government during the conduct of the examination. All should take care and stay safe,” read a message from Sukhalu.

Dos and don’ts for students

The NBSE had earlier advised students writing the examinations to ensure that they follow the following SOPs and guidelines:

  • Reach the examination centre in time.
  • Read the question paper carefully before attempting.
  • Write answers based on the marks allotted.
  • Only materials like pen, pencil, scale, eraser, sharpener, geometry instruments, pocket hand sanitiser, mask and transparent water bottle will be allowed to be carried inside the examination hall.
  • Refrain from any kind of mal-practices.
  • Wear masks, observe social distancing norms, avoid contact with unknown persons etc.

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By Eastern Mirror Updated: Apr 05, 2021 8:44:47 pm