The Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board will begin the class X, and XII examinations for students studying in state run schools from February 7, 2019. The high school examinations will end on February 28 while intermediate will conclude on March 2.
Considering the winter season, it has been decided to extend the time of morning shift of examinations, from 7.30 am earlier to 8 am this time.
|S. No.||Name of exam||Dates||Time|
|1||UP 10th board||February 7 to 28, 2018||8:00 am to 11:15 am|
|2||UP 12th board||February 7 to March 2, 2018||2:00 pm to 5:15 pm|
A total of 57.9 lakh candidates have registered for the examinations, which is 8.5 lakh less than those who registered in 2018 when 66.4 lakh candidates had registered. As many as 32 lakh candidates have registered online for class X examination this year. Out of this, 23,944 would appear as private candidates. At least 25.8 lakh examinees have registered for class XII examination, of which 68,440 are private candidates. In both class X and XII, there is a significant dip in the number of private candidates. Last year, 1.1 lakh and 1.5 lakh private candidates registered for class X and XII examinations.
Releasing the schedule, deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma said that the results will be announced by April 30. “It’s historic that the examination schedule has been announced five months in advance. Students will get enough time to prepare,” Sharma said addressing reporters on Momday.
This year, the class X examinations will be completed in 14 working days while class XII examinations will be held in 16 working days. Public holidays with special consideration of Kumbh festival has been done in fixing the time-table, Sharma said, reiterating that this examination centres will have the voice recorder facility in addition to the CCTV cameras.
Blacklisted and debarred schools will not be made as examination centres. Centre fixation will be done online. Bar coded answer copies to be used in the examinations. Girls will have self-centres but there will be external invigilators, Sharma instructed officials.