SSLC exams began on a smooth note in 128 centres of Kalaburagi district on March 30th, Monday. The students appeared for the first language paper. Kannada, English, Hindi, Urdu and Telgu languages were optional for the paper. as per the sources, no malpractices were reported in any of the centres. In one of the examination centres in Kalaburagi, the students of the Government Blind School wrote the paper with the help of their friends.
A total of 35,054 students out of 36,962 appeared and 1,898 remained absent for the examinations held on March 30th, Monday. No students were debarred in the district, officials said. In Yadgir district, as many as 9,972 students appeared for the SSLC examination. According to official sources, out of the total 10,775, 793 students remained absent. No malpractices were reported in any of the examination centres in the district.
The Education Department has made elaborate arrangements as it has set up 42 examination centres across the district and Closed Circuit Television Cameras have been installed in nine centres, the sources added. Of 27,456 candidates who enrolled for the SSLC examinations in Dharwad district, 26,963 appeared for the examinations and 493 remained absent on the first day. In Gadag, of 14,884 candidates, 14,423 appeared for the examinations and 461 remained absent.
In Haveri, of 21,339 candidates, 20,585 appeared for the examinations and 754 remained absent. Of 21,582 candidates, 21,162 appeared for the examinations and 420 remained absent in Uttara Kannada districts. No incidents of malpractices during the examination were reported from anywhere in these districts, a release from the office of the Additional Commissioner, Department of Public Instructions, stated.