SRINAGAR The 10-th to 12 th class Board of School Examination (BOSE) exams will begin today amid tight security with 1.86 lakh candidates set to appear in the exams at 1702 centers across Kashmir.
Around 10212 staff would be deployed for the hassle-free examination.
As many as 55000 candidates are appearing for the 10th standard examination beginning October 24 at 541 centres. The 12th examination would commence from October 25 in which 69000 candidates would appearing at 622 centres and 11-th examination will start from October 26 in which 62000 candidates are appearing at 539 centres across the Kashmir division.
The divisional administration has made elaborate arrangements for the hassle-free and transparent conduct of the examinations.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan asked the Deputy Commissioners in the division to ensure deployment of Magistrates and also make adequate security arrangements at all the examination centres.
The authorities have imposed restrictions under section-144 of Cr PC which shall remain imposed around the exam centres to avoid public interference.
Khan also asked the Deputy Commissioners to make a contingency transport plan so that candidates do not face any inconvenience in reaching to their examination centres in case of any unfavorable situation. They were also asked to ensure the process of sensitization of the invigilating staff.
For safe housing of Question and Answer papers, the Divisional Commissioner directed the Deputy Commissioners and District Police heads to create a strong room at concerned police stations.
DCs will review all requisite arrangements with concerned officers on regular basis for the deployment of magistracy, police contingents, flying squads and other necessary arrangements.
Divisional Commissioners impressed upon the concerned to work in unison and adhere to the instructions in letter and spirit. He asked them to ensure all requisite facilities including heating system, electricity, washrooms, transportation and other necessary facilities are provided to the candidates for smooth conduct of the examinations.
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