Published On: March 30, 2023 05:35 PM NPT By: Republica | @RepublicaNepal
KATHMANDU, March 30: All preparations for this year's Secondary Education Examination (SEE) have been completed.
This year's SEE is taking place across the country from 8:00 am tomorrow, said Chairperson of the National Examination Board, Mahashram Sharma.
, "All preparations for the SEE have been completed. A virtual meeting was conducted with all responsible bodies of all 77 districts for the same. We requested all of them to conduct the examinations in a peaceful, disciplined and systematic manner."
Sharma added that all examination-related activities including designating invigilators at all the examination centers, security arrangement, mobilization of human resources and taking question papers and answer-sheets have been completed.
Examinations Controller Bishnu Narayan Shrestha said the Province Examination Operation and Management Committee formed under the chairmanship of Province Secretary in every province would operate, manage and monitor the examinations in the provinces under the board's directives.
The District Examination Coordination Committee comprising the Chief District Officer, chiefs of security bodies in every district has completed all necessary tasks including designating invigilators in examination centers, imparting orientation to stakeholders, he said.
Around 500,000 candidates
Controller of Examinations Shrestha said although 516,591 students studying in Grade 9 filled up the registration form for the SEE in 2022, a total of 484,227 filled up the exam form in grade 10. The number has decreased by 32,364 compared to the number of applicants in Grade 9.
The highest number of candidates are in Bagmati Province (106,959) and the lowest in Karnali Province (41,329). Around 15,000 students will be taking the exams in the technical stream.
Similarly, 2982 students from 65 schools are running courses in Sanskrit and 50 blind students are also appearing in the SEE this year. Students from 11,829 schools, including 7,200 community and 4,564 institutional schools are sitting for the SEE this year.
A total of 2037 exam centers have been designated for the SEE. These include 2036 exam centers in 77 districts and one in Japan.
Seventy-eight thousand human resources will be mobilized at the exam centers throughout the country for conducting the SEE.
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