Mangaluru, March 30, 2016 : At least 33,851 students will appear for the SSLC exam being held in 103 centres, commencing today Wednesday, March 30. Of these, 17,672 are boys, while 16,179 are girls. Also, 1,203 students are appearing as private candidates.
There was a marked improvement in the results last year when the district ranking jumped from 29 to 8. This improvement was seen in the exam, which, for the first time was based on the new syllabus similar to CBSE. Moreover, it was last year that the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation also came into effect.
Ahead of this year’s exam, special classes were conducted for slow learners throughout the year. Night classes were held this year too in March. Legislators, panchayat members and religious leaders had also visited the houses of students to encourage their preparation and also to boost their morale. All eyes are down to see that this exam is a big success.