Pokhara, March 16
A total of 10,932 students took the first day’s written test of English paper of Secondary Education Examination, that replaced SLC, in Kaski today.
Of them, 10,652 sat for the test from the regular category and 101 from the exempted category while 132 students took the test to improvee their grades. As per District Education Office Kaski, as many as 171 students were barred from attending the test due to failure to secure 70 per cent attendance.
Two visually impaired students each sat for the test from Amar Singh Namuna Secondary School and Jana Prakash Secondary School, while as many as 15 mentally challenged students attended the first day’s paper today in Kaski.
Similarly, three inmates from the district prison and 11 students from Sarangkot-based Bal Sudhar Griha also attended today’s examination. Forty-seven students from technical category, eight from Sanskrit Secondary and 16 Chisakhola Vedashram School also took their written examination today, according to Assistant District Education Officer Govinda Raj Pokhrel.
It is reported that as many as 53 examinees were disqualified due to the lack of attendance while 3,408 examinees sat for the test today. Of them, 3,349 are from regular category, 30 from exempted and 82 for improving their grade.
Meanwhile, two jailbirds attended the secondary education examination in Sindhuli. A total of 5,732 examinees from regular, 278 from exempted category and 464 students for upgrading their grades attended their test in the district on Thursday.
As many as 378 examinees, 346 from regular and 32 from exempted categories, remained absent in the first day’s SEE written test in Rautahat today, as per District Education Officer Ram Binay Singh.
As many as 7,901 examinees sat for the first day’s test of SEE in Parsa. Of them, 6,811 were from regular and 675 were from exempted categories and 415 sat to improve their grades. There are 22 examination centres in the district and the first day’s test was held in a peaceful and fair manner, said DEO Kedar Tiwari. As many as 19 jailbirds from Birgunj prison also sat for the test at Trijuddha Secondary School centre today.
Meanwhile, it is reported that as many as 99 SEE examinees were absent on the first day’s test in Tanahun today. As many as 6,357 examinees from regular, 104 from exempted and 219 students sat to improve their grades in Tanahun today.
A version of this article appears in print on March 17, 2017 of The Himalayan Times.