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CBSE exams 2019: Only uniform allowed for regular candidates, light clothes for private students

CBSE exams 2019: "The private candidates will only be allowed in the examination centre in light clothes. The measures have been taken to prevent cheating as earlier incidents of carrying cheats inside the examination centre reported to the board," CBSE spokesperson Rama Sharma said

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A total of around 12.5 lakh students will appear in the CBSE Class 12 examinations that will begin from February 15, 2019

CBSE exams 2019: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Class 12 examinations from February 15 onwards. The board has advised the private candidates to come in light clothes only, while the regular students should have to come in their school uniform only.

Speaking to indianexpress.com, CBSE spokesperson Rama Sharma said, “The private candidates will only be allowed in the examination centre in light clothes. The measures have been taken to prevent cheating as earlier incidents of carrying cheats inside the examination centre reported to the board. The regular candidates have to come in their school uniform only.” “The instructions regarding the following have been mentioned in the admit card,” mentioned CBSE spokesperson.

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CBSE has in a circular informed students and their parents that carrying old question paper to examination hall is banned. Besides, students can download the exam centre app locator to reach the venue on time. The candidates have to reach the venue by 10 am.

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CBSE exams 2019: Important instructions

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.

Hall ticket: 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.

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.