Guwahati, February 14, 2019
The Assam High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC)and High Madrassa examination under Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA) got underway from February 14th in all the examination centres across the state.
As many as 3,52, 143 candidates are appearing for the HSLC examination and the High Madrassa examinations this year, as per the announcement made by SEBA.
The SEBA has appealed to all organisations and political parties to desist from calling Assam Bandh in view of the coming HSLC examination.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal took to his twitter handle and extended his wishes to the appearing candidates.
Best wishes to all candidates appearing in the HSLC and AHM Examinations 2019. pic.twitter.com/8uAIHxhKnS
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) February 14, 2019
The HSLC examinations will conclude on March 6th, 2019 and will be held in as many as 857 centres. For the first time, the bar code will be introduced in the answer sheets. The students are allowed to use only black pens while writing their papers, informed SEBA chairman Ramesh Chandra Jain.
Flying squads have been deployed in the “sensitive” centres.
The SEBA for the first time is going to introduce question papers in braille for the visually impaired HSLC candidates. This year, a total of 13 visually impaired candidates are appearing for the HSLC examination.