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WBBSE Class 10 Madhyamik Pariksha 2018 begins today: Girls outnumber boys

WBBSE Class 10 Madhyamik Pariksha 2018 begins today: Girls outnumber boys”

Just like 2017, girls outnumber boys in the examinations.

The question paper packets of the West Bengal Secondary Examinations, set to begin on Monday, have been fitted with a microchip which will send an alert to its server as soon as the seal is broken.

The examination is conducted by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Examination (WBBSE).Over 56 per cent of the candidates were girls, who had outnumbered boys previous year also, said WBBSE Administrator Kalyanmoy Ganguly. Last year, the number of girl candidates was 1,19,502 more than boys.

"Over 56 per cent of the candidates were girls, who had outnumbered boys previous year also", said WBBSE Administrator Kalyanmoy Ganguly.

The examination is also being conducted for the first time in the Santhali medium.

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A total of 11,02,921 students will take the exams. The number of boys appearing in the examination is 4,81,555, IANS reported.

"The first day of Madhyamik examinations ended peacefully", said WBBSE president Kalyanmoy Ganguly.

No cellphones, calculators or electronic devices will be allowed on the premises of the examination centre.

More than 300 students from four schools are writing the Madhyamik examination in the north Calcutta institute.



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