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Secondary Education Exams begin today

Himalayan News Service
Students attend Secondary Education Examinations, Secondary Education Exams

Students attend the Secondary Education Examinations at a centre in Kathmandu on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Photo: RSS

Bhaktapur, March 15

Secondary Education Examinations, which replaced the School Leaving Certificate, is beginning from today.

Office of the Controller of Examinations said preparations for the examinations were over with question papers and answer-sheets already dispatched to districts.

Dilli Ram Luitel, deputy controller of examinations, said SEE being held under Secondary Education Council would use the grading system to evaluate students’ performance.  According to him, 1,923 exam centres have been set up throughout the country.

Students attend Secondary Education Examinations, Secondary Education Exams

Students attend the Secondary Education Examinations at a centre in Kathmandu on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Photo: RSS

A total of 535,182 students will participate in the examinations with the highest 35,510 students appearing in the exams from Kathmandu Valley.

Manang has lowest 62 students appearing in the secondary education exams. “One exam centre each has been set up in Manang and Mustang districts,” said Luitel. Over 400,000 students are appearing in the exams from the regular category.

“After the amendment to the Education Act, Grade I to X has come under secondary education,” he said.

differently-abled student attends Secondary Education Examinatiions

A differently-abled student attends the Secondary Education Examinations in the Capital on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Photo: RSS

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A version of this article appears in print on March 16, 2017 of The Himalayan Times.


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