Bhubaneswar: School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Friday informed that 22649 students will appear in HSC Supplementary Examination 2020 to be held at 153 centres across the state from September 14.
Besides, 12,939 students will take the State Open School Certificate Examination, which will also begin on the same day, at 88 centres.
The exams, conducted by Board of Secondary Education (BSE), will continue till September 24.
On September 7, the Board had released admit cards for these exams.
Normally, the supplementary exams are conducted in the month of June in Odisha every year. However, the dates got pushed this year due to the pandemic.
All the centre superintendents at the examination centre are required to strictly follow the Covid-19 guidelines while conducting the examinations. Also, proper sanitization will be done at the examination centre prior to the exam.
The Board has also sought the cooperation of all the district administrations, the police administration and the teacher community in smooth conduct the examinations.