Bhubaneswar: The Annual Plus II exams next year in state will begin from March 6 and continue till the 28th of the month, Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) President Basudev Chhatoi said on Wednesday.
The exams would be conducted for all streams including Science, Commerce, Arts and Vocational studies. The exam seatings would be during the first half from 10 am to 1pm.
The practicals would be held from January 18 to 25 while the theory exams would be conducted from March 6 to 28, the official said.
Speaking on the announcement, Chhatoi said the decision of the examination dates and time was taken with the consensus of all members during this first meeting regarding examinations preparedness review.
“These are preliminary preparations, we will subsequently release the detail time table,” he said.
Asked what the necessary arrangements were made to curb malpractice and stop question paper leak, Chhatoi said “There is no question of any leak neither any misconduct during the exams since preparations on strong rooms, squads and control room for coordination of the exams and preservation of the question paper under strict surveillance is being undertaken,”
“Similarly, questions have also been designed with different sets like A,B,C,D with jumbled up question orders so cheating during the exams is almost near to impossible,” he added.