This year's Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) has begun today with a total of 414,967 regular students sitting for their exams.
According to National Examinations Board, the students are taking their exams across the nation in 2,007 examination centres.
Examinations Controller Arjun Rayamajhi shared that a total of 157,914 boys and 257,053 girls are sitting for their exams from 11,615 schools across the country.
In the past two years, the Board had announced the SEE results based on the schools' internal assessment citing the COVID-19 pandemic. But, the students are appearing in the examinations in person this year.
Likewise, 14,564 students from grade promotion and technical streams are also attending the exams.
According to Rayamajhi, 43 students, the lowest in number among the districts, are sitting for their exams from Manang.
Similarly, 20 students from a school run by Nepalis in Japan are also appearing in the exams this year.
Chairman of National Examinations Board Mahashram Sharma stated that the Province Examinations Management Committee from this year will carry out the tasks of monitoring of examinations, examination and reexamination of answer sheets, and their review.
The District Examinations Coordination Committees have been mobilised from the Province Examinations Management Committees, it is said.
Sharma said the Board has planned to announce the SEE result before mid-July considering the beginning of academic session for grade 11 students though the SEE started a month late this year.
Source: National News Agency Nepal