Bhubaneswar: Odisha Council for Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) annual state Plus II examination or class 12 exam has started from today.
While examinations of Science and Commerce streams commenced today, students of Arts stream will appear the exam tomorrow.
As per sources, over 3.65 lakh candidates from Arts, Science and Commerce streams will write the examination at 1,110 centres across the state.
The Board has put up strict vigil to check malpractices and has instituted a three-tier security system to prevent a repeat of question paper leaks that has plagued the Class X exams. Besides CCTVs, have also been put in place to monitor the proceedings.
Except the centre superintendent, the Board has barred exam centre officials, teachers, employees, squad members and candidates from carrying mobile phones into the centres.
The exam would continue till March 29.