Students of Capital High School, Bhubaneswar Appearing HSC Exams on TuesdayCuttack: Board of Secondary Education (BSE) will start the evaluation of answer sheets of the much-hyped rescheduled High School Certificate (HSC) examinations from today at 71 centres across the state amid tight security.

As many as 22,000 teachers with teaching experience of over 10 years have been selected to evaluate the answer sheets. Apart from this The board has appointed around 1,000 chief examiners to supervise the evaluation process that will conclude on May 15.

To ensure the safety and security of the answer sheets, police personnel have been deployed at all the 71 evaluation centres.

At least two police personnel will be deployed at each evaluation centre and a team of board officials would also camp at each of the centres to keep vigil on the answer sheets.

Elaborate arrangements have also been made to make the evaluation process error free.

It is noteworthy to mention that as many as 5.11 lakh students have appeared for the matriculation examination this year, which concluded on April 26 amid plenty of controversies beginning from mass copying to that of question paper theft case.

It has been decided to make sincere efforts to ensure that the results of the examinations are published by the third week of June, sources said.

Source: 360 NS