WBBSE Exam 2019: The secondary examination also called the Madhyamik examination in West Bengal commenced from February 12, Tuesday and will end on February 22. Girls outnumbered boys for class 10 examination, said a top official of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE).

WBBSE president Kalyanmoy Ganguly said that the percentage of girl students in this year’s examination was 56.65 while that of boys was 43.35 per cent. Ganguly said a total of 10,66,000 students would appear in the examination out of which 10,64,980 are regular students.

The Secondary Board control room will get regular updates from the examination centres about the situation through a computerised electronic system which had been put in place.

The centre officer in charge, centre secretary, venue supervisor, the venue in charge and additional venue supervisor have only been permitted to use mobiles, said WBBSE president.