Mysuru, June 25:- The Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination has begun across the state amidst coronavirus pandemic from Thursday (June 25). The Education Department has taken several measures keeping in mind the health and well-being of students.
Barricades have been put up near examination centres. Police are providing security to the centres. Only students are allowed to enter the examination centre. All the students had to undergo thermal screening. Students entered the examination centres on time with face masks.
39,822 students are writing the exam in the district at 139 centres. 22 students are coming from containment zones. A separate room is being provided to them.
Face masks, sanitisers and thermal screening are compulsory for the students who write the exam. All the classrooms have been cleansed with disinfectants. Transportation facility is provided to 1,468 students. 54 buses are sent to areas with no transportation facility. No SSLC student from other states is writing the exam.
Students are seated maintaining 3 feet distance from each other. 18-20 students were allowed to sit in each room.
Mysuru-Kodagu Member of Parliament Pratap Simha along with DDPI Panduranga visited Maharani Government Junior College on Narayan Shastry Road in the city on Thursday and extended their best wishes to the students. Simha interacted with students for a brief while.
Krishnaraja Constituency MLA S A Ramadass visited the examination centre at St Mary’s School on Ramanuja Road here and wished the students. Corporator B V Manjunath also visited the centre.
Chamaraja Constituncy MLA L Nagendra visited Marimallappa and Sadvidya Highs Schools and wished the students. He inspected the preparations for the examination. (MR/KS)