The High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC)/ Assam High Madrassa (AHM) examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA), kick-started from February 10th, 2020.
A total of 3.58 lakh students will be appearing for the Assam HSLC Exam 2020 which will conclude on February 29th, 2020.
This year, 3,48,739 HSLC candidates and 9,707 AHM candidates would appear for the Class 10 board examination in 860 centres across the State. On the other hand, a total of 12 visually challenged students would appear in their HSLC exam in specially designated five examination centres.
From this year onwards, any student found engaging in malpractice during the ensuing HSLC/AHM examinations will be expelled for three years. The students and invigilators are not allowed to carry a mobile phone or any electronic device inside the hall.
The SEBA officials informed that sealed question papers would be opened only in the examination hall by the invigilators in front of the candidates. CCTVs have been installed in all the centres. The District administrations have imposed CrPC 144 in the examination centres to ensure that no one can come within 100 metres except the candidates and staff members involved in conducting the exam.
Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi extended his heartfelt wishes to all the examinees appearing for the HSLC and AHM examination. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also wished the examinees appearing for the Class 10 Board exams.
Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also wished the students appearing for the Board exam. “After your months of hard work, it is time to prove yourself in the exam. I am certain you shall shine,” he wrote on Twitter.