Mumbai, Feb 8 (PTI) The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education today confirmed that the written examinations for HSC (Class XII) will commence from February 28, while the SSC (Class X) exams will begin from March 7. Also Read - Man-eater Tiger That Killed Eight People Captured in Maharashtra's Chandrapur District

According to an official communication issued by the Maharashtra board, the HSC (higher secondary certificate) exams will end on March 25, while the SSC (secondary school certificate) exams will get over on April 1. Also Read - Mumbai Local Train News: Lawyers Allowed to Use Special Suburban Services | Timings, Guidelines Here

The practical and oral examinations for HSC started from today and will go on till February 25, it said. Also Read - Light-Intensity Earthquake of 3.3 Magnitude Hits Near Nagpur

The SSC practical and oral exams will be conducted between February 15 and March 4.

The board also said that there was some confusion over the exam dates owing to the elections to zilla parishads and panchayat samitis in the state.

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