Kolkata: It is a good relief for the candidates of Madhyamik Examination that the question paper of English Exam is much easy for them. With a delightful face, they came outside the exam hall.
In general, there is a pressure for the students when it comes over ‘English’. But on Tuesday, the students came before the scheduled time from the closing time.
The Madhyamik Pariksha (Secondary Examination) conducted by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Examination (WBBSE) has begun from Monday, 12 March, and will continue until 22 March, according to media reports.
Over 11 lakh candidates has appeares for their class 10 examinations this year, representing an increase of 40 thousand applicants since last year.
Over 56 percent of the candidates were girls, who had outnumbered boys last year too, said WBBSE Administrator Kalyanmoy Ganguly. The total number of examinees this year is 11,02,921, of whom 6,21,366 are girls. The number of boys appearing in the examination is 4,81,555, reported.
The safety steps are in addition to an earlier decision to send question papers for distribution packed in GPS-attached envelopes to the examination centres to eliminate possibilities of a “leak”, the report added.