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CBSE exams 2019: Instructions to follow before entering exam hall

CBSE boards 2019: Over 31 lakh students will be taking the CBSE board exams this year. After a paper was allegedly leaked last year, CBSE has taken strict security measures this year.

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CBSE Board Class 12 Exams 2019: To prevent paper leak incidents and other malpractices, the CBSE has introduced a slew of measures including geo-tagged, time-based tracking and monitoring of confidential material and live web streaming from examination centres.

According to the CBSE datesheet, the exams for class 10 will begin from February 21 and class 12 from February 15. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has also issued important instructions for the candidates appearing in the exams.

The question papers will be handled by Centre Superintendent (CS). Each exam centre will have one CS and deputy CS. A total of 4,974 exam centres have been set-up across the country, according to the board.

CBSE Class 12 exams security measures

Among new initiatives, the board has launched a first-ever short movie on its website to help parents and teachers deal with stress. Counsellors and experts are available throughout the exam season for students over email, phone and video conferencing.

Read| CBSE helpline and other initiatives for board students

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According to CBSE, here are basic tips to make the exam smooth for all:

Internal choice: This year, there will be 33 per cent more internal choices. CBSE said in its official release that it will also give special consideration to creative answers.

Reporting time: Candidates need to report to the exam centres before 10 am on the exam days

Dress code: Students need to wear their school uniforms during the exams. Candidates will not be allowed to wear casual clothes for security purpose.

Accompany: Parents/guardians or any person accompanying the candidate will not be allowed to enter the premises of the exam centre.

Admit card: Candidates need to bring their admit cards along with them to the exam hall without which no candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam.

Seat allotment: Candidates will be divided into a batch of 24 students in a class during the exam. Students need to know their seats and should not move without instructions.

Old question paper banned: No one can carry question paper in the exam hall.

Result date: The result will be announced one week before the result was announced last year.

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This year, a total of 31 lakh candidates will appear for both the Class 10 and class 12 examinations. Around 12.5 lakh candidates will take the class 12 exam and 18.5 lakh will take the class 10 exam. The board is following special security provisions this year after an alleged leak of question paper the last year.