UP Board Matric Exam for 10th Class students and UP Board Intermediate Exam for Class 12 students will begin today. Over 58 lakh students from 10th and 12th class will appear for the Board exams today. UPMSP or the UP Board has put in place strict security arrangements to curb malpractices and cheating in the Board Exams. As per the official datesheet, the UP Board High School exam will begin from 7th February and will continue for 14 days, ending on 28th February 2019. Similarly, the UP Intermediate Exam 2019 for Class 12 students will commence on 7th February and conclude on 2nd March after 16 working days.
The UP Board Exam 2019 is being conducted at 8353 exam centres across 75 districts. A total 58,06,922 students will appear for the UP Board Exam for Class 10 and Class 12. Of the total number of students, 31,95,603 will appear for the High School exam while the 26,11,319 will appear for the intermediate or Class 12 exam. This year, the total number students appearing for UP Board Exam 2019 has reduced by 9,15,846 as compared to last year. Around 1,314 centres in the state have been identified as sensitive while 448 centres have been identified as highly sensitive.
UP Board Exam 2019 – Statistical Highlights
The following are the key statistical highlights for the UP Board Exam 2019:
Total Number of Students: 58,06,922
Number of Students appearing for Matric Exam: 31,95,603
Number of Students appearing for Intermediate Exam: 26,11,319
Total Number of Exam Centres: 8353
Number of Sensitive Exam Centres: 1,314
Number of Highly Sensitive Exam Centres: 448
Commenting upon the measures implanted by the UPMSP for the smooth conduct of the UP Board Exam, UPMSP secretary Neena Srivastava said “Preparations have been completed for holding copying free examinations. CCTV cameras and voice recorders have been installed at all centres. Voice recording and CCTV footages will be monitored continuously.” The Board has also printed 4.37 crore coded answer sheets printed which will be distributed to the students during the exam.
The UP government has also formed Special Task Force (STF) to keep the copying mafia away from the exam centre. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath also addressed all district magistrates and district inspector of schools through video conferencing on Saturday, directing them to stay vigilant against copying mafia.
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