Mumbai, June 4: The class 10 or Senior Secondary School (SSC) exam results of Maharashtra State Board are likely to be announced post-June 9 as per sources. The exams that were held from March 7 onwards had 17,66,098 candidates, reports Indian Express. The number of candidates appearing this year notched up by 2.23 per cent more compared to 2016. The HSC results have already been announced.

The strength of boys taking the exam on March 7 was more than girls. Around 9,89,908 boys registered for 10th board exams in 2017 and there were 7,76,190 girls. This year Maharashtra State Board made a different move by allowing triple disable candidate to appear for the test. A 21-year-old student from Mumbai- Saurabh Chougule, is deaf, mute and blind.

The 2017 board exams were held in more than 4000 centres across Maharashtra. Last year in 2016, 1727496 students had appeared for the exams. To know the result online, one must visit the website, enter the roll number and other details.

The exams are conducted through nine division boards at Pune, Mumbai, Latur, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Nashik, Kolhapur, Amaravati and Konkon.

In April, around 186 answer sheets were stolen from Maharashtra’s Dahisar and with this, the Board has decided to mark these answer sheets. Indian Express quoted Dattatreya Jagtap, Mumbai division chairman of Maharashtra Board said that for damaged or stolen papers board has its own mark policy and the process of giving out marks to 186 sheets has already begun.