WBCHSE changes HS exam time due to unpleasant weather

WBCHSE changes HS exam time due to unpleasant weather 

Kolkata is experiencing heavy rains and bad weather so much so that it has become difficult for students to reach their exam centres what with waterlogging, unavailability of transport and especially the outstation students are facing many problems as they are not aware of the lanes and bylanes of the city.

The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) has therefore decided to ease their problems and make some changes in the time table and the timings. After completion of the routine formalities, if required, examination time may be extended up to 1:30 pm instead of 1:15 pm in the affected areas for today only, “mentioned the official notification

The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) has changed the time of Class 12 examinations due to unpleasant weather prevailing in the state since yesterday. The exam timing may be extended to 1:30 pm depending on the circumstances, mentioned the notification.

Kolkata is witnessing a heavy rainfall and thunderstorm for the past two days. Many parts of the cities are waterlogged from dawn on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

“All the District Inspector of Schools (S.E.) of the Districts are requested to inform the Centre Committee and the Joint Convenors that due to heavy rainfall students will be allowed to enter their Venues between 9:30 am to 9:45 am,” read the official notification.

“After completion of the routine formalities, if required, examination time may be extended up to 1:30 pm instead of 1:15 pm in the affected areas for today only, mentioned the official notification,” mentioned the official notification.

It was very thoughtful on the part of the administration to make these changes as serious problems could arise due to the unforeseen unpleasant mood of the weather.

West Bengal WBCHSE directs students to reach exam hall an hour early

“The students will be checked thoroughly before allowing them to enter the examination centre. There will be mobile detector at around every centre to check students carrying a mobile or any electronic gadgets,” said WBCHSE President Mahua Das

Speaking to indianexpress.com, WBCHSE President Mahua Das said, “The students have been asked to report at their examination centres an hour before the examination. The council has taken the measures to prevent any sorts of the paper leak or malpractice during the examinations.”

Only after thorough checking will the candidates be allowed to enter the exam hall. “There will be mobile detector at around every centre to check students carrying mobiles or any electronic gadgets,” mentioned Mahua Das. The mobiles and electronic gadgets will have to be left behind by the students and taken only after the exams.

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