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Over 40,000 Students Take Plus-Two Exam

A total of 41,260 candidates took the Plus-Two board examinations, which began on Monday, across Vellore and Tirupattur.

Published: 04th March 2014 08:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th March 2014 08:34 AM   |  A+A-

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A total of 41,260 candidates took the Plus-Two board examinations, which began on Monday, across Vellore and Tirupattur.

It was held  in 130 centres. While 20,587 appeared in 59 centres in  Tirupattur, 21,033 appeared in 71 centers in Vellore.

A total of 62 differently abled students also  appeared for the examinations; of them, 32 were hearing- and speech-impaired. 

The first day of examination had covered the languages of Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Telugu, French and German. The district administration had made  security arrangements for the smooth conduct of the examination that was supervised by 2,500-plus teacher-invigilators, 260 flying squads, 27 route officers.

Officials said that this year fore the first time, the details about the hall and seating arrangement and the number of students in each hall (restricting 20) had been  decided and circulated to the examination centres. The invigilators  were also selected and assigned by using special software.

This time, the answer-sheets contained more number of pages with the front sheet bearing the photo and registration number of the student, a bar code, group code along with instructions for the students on dos and don’ts. The bar code has replaced the earlier tedious work of shuffling, assigning a dummy number to the answer-sheet, bundling them before sending for valuation. Also, the question papers were distributed to the  centres by special vehicles (14 in Tirupattur  and 13 in Vellore) from the 20 custodian points in the district.

The question papers of Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology kept under the control of the respective District Education officers would be issued at the centres on the respective examination days. The answer-sheets were also collected and transported to the answer-paper collection centres in the same vehicles for each  district.

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