The CBSE Class 12 board exam have commenced with the English Paper on March 2, 2015.  Students claimed that though the paper was easy, it was quite lengthy. Students of Class 12 who have opted for the Science stream will  appear for the three hour Physics Paper on March 9 at 10.30 am. The paper will be for the 3 hours while the commerce students will need to appear for Marketing paper. The class 12 board exams will end on April 20 with Psychology paper. Also Read - Maharashtra: 35 Percent Schools Reopen After 8 Months, Only 5 Percent Students Attend

According to the official release 13,73,853 students will be appearing for the class 10 CBSE board examination this year, a 3.37 per cent hike than last year. Both the class 10 and class 12 examinations would start from March 2. While 8,17,941 boys will be appearing for the exam, 5,55,912 girls will be sitting for the exam, said CBSE. Also Read - Puducherry Proposes 10% Quota For Government School Students in Medical Courses

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Last year 13,28,970 students had appeared for the examination. In case of class 12, 10,40,368 students would be appearing for the exam, 6,07,383 of whom are boys. The percentage increase of total students appearing is 1.01 as compared to last year, the statement said.

Hundreds of Class 10 and Class 12 students from private schools in Imphal discovered that while all the other CBSE students have received admit cards for board exams, they haven’t been issued any admit cards.

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