Of them, 1,445 candidates will write the exam in the new syllabus at nine centres and 241 candidates will write the old syllabus exam at three centres, said a communication from the collectorate. A total of 256 candidates will write the Class X exam in the new syllabus at nine centres and 799 of them will write the old syllabus at seven centres.
As many as 332 private candidates will appear for the Class VIII board exam (ESLC) at three centres.
In addition to these exams, 106 teacher candidates will write the Diploma in Elementary Education (DEE) exam at two centres.
The question papers for Class XI and XII exams have been stored at two custodian points, those for Class X at six points and those for Class VIII and DEE exams, at one point each, the communication said. As many as 1,100 personnel, including invigilators, departmental officers, scribes and flying squad members will be deployed.
A total of 101 disabled candidates will appear for the exams. Eighty-eight of them have asked for scribes. A total of 180 scribe will be available and they will take turns to write each subject. The scribes have been tested for Covid-19.
The Class X supplementary exam will be held till September 26 and Class XII supplementary exam till September 28. Class XI supplementary exam will be conducted from September 29 to October 7, Class VIII private exam from September 29 to October 5, DEE first year exam from September 21 to 28 and DEE second year exam from September 29 to October 7.