The Board of Secondary Education, Telangana is set to conduct the SSC public examination from April 3 to 13. The education department has made all necessary arrangements to ensure a smooth examination process across the State. Approximately 4.93 lakh students, including 2.49 lakh boys and 2.44 lakh girls, are scheduled to appear for the examination in Telangana. The examination will be held in 2,652 centers, and a total of 34,000 invigilators have been appointed to oversee the process.
To monitor the exams, 144 flying squads have been set up, and students are advised not to bring any papers other than their hall tickets. Bringing any electronic devices, cell phones, or calculators into the examination centers is strictly prohibited. The board has taken necessary precautions as per the orders of the Telangana Education Minister, P Sabita Indra Reddy, in light of the rising temperatures. A special control room has been set up to ensure a smooth examination process, and all examination centers will be under CCTV surveillance.
Asha workers will be deployed at all centers, and medical and health department staff along with medical kits containing ORS packets and first aid kits will be available at all examination centers. RTC buses will operate before and after the exams to provide convenience to students. They can travel for free from the stop nearest to their residences to the examination center. All xerox shops near the examination centers will be closed during the examinations.
This year, after two years, the board is going to conduct the examination based on 100 percent syllabus. The examination will consist of six papers instead of 11 papers, and the question paper pattern has been changed. Candidates will be allowed into the centers one hour prior to the commencement of the examinations scheduled from 9.30 am to 12.30 noon.