Pics by Flavin D’Souza, Team Mangalorean
Udupi: SSLC examinations began in the district on Wednesday, March 30.
16,074 students from the district are appearing in 58 centers for the examinations, which will go on till April 13. 15,196 fresh candidates, 364 private candidates and 514 repeaters are answering the examinations.
Exams are being held at 58 centers in the district. Udupi zone has 16 centers, Brahmavar 13, Karkala 11, Kundapur 9 and 9 centers in Byndoor zone.
A prohibitory order has been promulgated from March 30 to April 13 from 6 am to 2 pm all over the district within a radius of 200 meters around the centers where the SSLC examinations are held. As per the prohibitory orders, all the photocopying centers within the 200-meter radius of the examinations centers should be closed half an hour before the exams start.
Vigilance squads have been constituted to check malpractice during the exams in the district. The squad will be headed by a high school head teacher or senior assistant teacher of the school marked as examination centers. Students were seen clearing last minute doubts and verifying the rooms allotted to write the exams. Several parents were seen accompanying their children to the examination centers.