Cuttack: The annual high school certificate examinations will kick off from February 22 and will conclude by March 8, informed Board of Secondary Education (BSE) president Jahan Ara Begum today.
State Open School Certificate (SOSC) exams will also begin on the same day and will conclude on March 6.
Over 6 lakh students will appear the test this year.
The same question paper will be provided to both regular and ex-regular students. There will be only one sitting for the test.
Every exam will begin at 9 am and will conclude at 11.30 am, except the mathematics (MATH). The students will be allotted extra 15 minutes for the MATH and hence it will end at 11.45 am.
The students will have their practical exams of the Vocational trade like BW, HC, IT, TT, RM and BF in their own schools from February 11 to February 16 as per the guidelines of the board.