Kohima: The offline examination for the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) of the Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) began on Wednesday. The exam will continue till April 21.

This year, a total of 23,612 candidates are appearing for the HSLC examination. The exam is conducted at 133 provisional examination centres and four sub-centres.

A total of 742 candidates would also appear for the HSLC Compartmental Examination from 41 examination centres.

Offline exams underway after COVID-19 shutdown

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, additional examination centres have been created in the districts and sub-divisions to maintain social distancing in the examination centres. Wearing masks will be mandatory during the examination.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, preventive measures/SOPs would be followed during the examination. Earlier, the NBSE had informed that materials to disinfect classrooms, washroom, halls, and so on were delivered to the examination centres.

23,612 candidates are appearing for the HSLC examination

The Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) Examination commenced on Tuesday and will continue till April 29.

For the HSSLC Examination, a total of 16,835 candidates are enrolled – 13,024 students in Arts, 1,347 in Commerce, and 2,464 in Science. The exam for the HSSLC is conducted from 96 provisional examination centres.

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