PSEB made elaborate arrangements to conduct class V, VIII, X and XII examination : Harjot Singh Bains
Around three lakh students enrolled to appear in Senior Secondary Examinations; 2255 Examination Centres established
SAS Nagar (Mohali) : In view of board examination starting from tomorrow, the Punjab School Education Department and Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) have geared up and made all the arrangements pertaining to smooth conducting of board examination of class V, VIII, X and XII.
Elaborating the details, Punjab Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains said that the Punjab School Education Board is going to conduct the annual examinations from Monday onwards with starting of 12th class examination.
He informed that the 2,99,744 candidates will enrolled to appear in this examination. He said that 14501 candidates will appear under Open Category, while 713 students appearing under Additional Subject Category, besides 30 candidates are going to appear in the examination to improve their performance.
Similarly, 1095 candidates are going to appear under re-appear category. “2255 examination centers have been established in 3914 schools for the twelfth class examination across the state,” he added.
However, annual examination of class V is being conducted from 25th February 2023, which will continue till March 4, 2023. The School Education Minister informed that 2,98,296 students were enrolled to appear in this examination and they have especially provided the facility of self-centres.
Harjot Bains said that 17307 Self-Examination Center have been set up to accomplish the task. He further added that 2482 examination centers have been established in 10694 schools for class VIII students and 3,10,311 candidates will appear in this annual examination.
Speaking about the arrangements being made for smooth conducting of Matriculation examination, the Education Minister said that total 2,85,068 have been enrolled to appear in the examination, while 10361 will appear under Open School System, besides 2366 students of Additional Subject Category. He added that twenty students to be appeared under Performance Enhancement category, while 1090 candidates are going to appear under Re-Appear Category.
He informed that 2576 examination centers have been set up in 7178 schools for this examination.Mr. Bains said that arrangements have been made to complete all these examinations in a peaceful and convenient manner.
The question papers for class twelfth examination have been handed over to the banks of all the districts. Similarly, the question papers of fifth and eighth classes will be delivered to the banks on February 21 and the question papers of class 10 on March 17.
From where the staff posted in the examinations will get the question papers. Instructions have been issued for the staff posted in the examinations during the conduct of the examinations. Cameras are installed to insure transparency.
The Education Minister also informed that instructions have been issued to the District Education Officers of the state to supervise the examinations and instructions have been issued to the police officers of various districts for the smooth conduct of the examinations and to prevent any untoward incident.
Comments are closed.