Bhubaneswar: The annual +2 examinations conducted by the Odisha Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) started across the state at 1143 centres, today.
A total of 350800 students, including 306227 regular and 37186 ex-regular students of 1628 higher secondary schools, have been enrolled for the examinations which will conclude on March 28.
CHSE has made multi-layered security arrangements to check malpractice and question paper leak. Furthermore, CCTV cameras have been installed at all examination centres.
Mobile phones and electronic gadgets have been banned for students inside the exam centres. On the other hand, observers, squad members and others associated with examination duty have been directed to submit their mobile phones before the centre superintendents .