New Delhi :
Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) exam for class 10 (SSCE) begin today. The exams will go on till March 17. Students are required to check their respective examination times that is scheduled to start from 10: 30 am or 3 pm (depending upon the subject) for class 10.
Candidates are required to carry their admit cards inside the examination center, failing which they shall not be allowed to sit for the exam.
According to a daily newspaper, a total of 18.75 lakh students will be appearing in class 10 and class 12 examinations. As per the reports, Surat District Education Officer, U N Rathod said, “A total of 84,084 students are appearing in class 10 exams while 42,063 will appear in class 12 (Commerce Stream) and 13,137 will appear in class 12 (Science stream). Also, 14,798 will appear in general stream.”
The board was established on May 1, 1960. The GSEB conducts two (including four semester type examinations) main examinations - the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam for class 10 and the Higher Secondary (School) Certificate (HSC) sem-1,sem-2,sem-3,sem-4,exam for class 12th students in Gujarat. The Board also holds a talent search for students of class 8 and class 9 in five major subjects every year.