Bhubaneswar/ Cuttack , 02/01/2018 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhishek Mohanty )- : As many as 5,90, 330 students will appear the annual High School Certificate Examination in Odisha this year.
According to Board of Secondary Education President Jahan Ara Begum, of the total examinees, as many as 5, 67,254 students will appear in the regular category and 19,737 in the ex-regular category.
Examination for correspondence courses for 3, 334 students will be held at 46 centres. Similarly, the State Open School exams will be held at 101 centres for a total of 13, 978 students.
The matriculation examination will begin from February 23 this year.
As many as 302 nodal centres have been identified for safe storage of question papers.