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ICSE exams begin on a peaceful note, CBSE exams from today


Jamshedpur, Feb. 29: With throbbing heart beats and pulsating nerves students of the city appeared for their first paper in the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) class X exams on Monday.

While ICSE students answered the English language, their seniors, students of Class XII, answered English literature today. This year about 4175 students from Class X are appearing from across 43 schools across the city.
The students will answer their English Literature paper tomorrow. The ICSE exam will conclude on March 30 with economics.

The CBSE examinations will begin from tomorrow. The number of examinees in CBSE will be about 4300 students for Class X and 3500 students in Class XII. There are about 33 CBSE schools in the region, out of which 18 have Class XII. The six centers where the examinations would be held include Vidya Bharati Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Jamshedpur Public School, St. Mary’s English School, Baldwin Farm Area High School, Kendriya Vidyalaya and DAV Public School, Bistupur.

Nervousness ruled the campus as students made last minutes revision and discussions with their classmates.

The day one of the examination began with the English Language paper. The students appearing for the ICSE examination (Class 10) said that the questions were straightforward however the paper was lengthy due to which they had to struggle to complete the paper on time.

On the other hand students came out of their examination halls with smiling faces as the English Language both for Class X and XII was found to be easy.

“I felt that the paper was quite easy but it was a bit lengthy. However, length does not matter as long as you know the answers,” said a student of DBMS.

School authorities informed said that special arrangements have been made for the Class 10 and 12 examinations. A flying squad has been constituted to keep a vigil look on the examination process. The exams will continue till April and the results are expected to be declared in the second week of May.

�We have made elaborate arrangements for the exams and are happy to note that everything went off smoothly. Students of ICSE and ISC were satisfied with the question papers too,� said Rajani Shekhar, principal of DBMS English School.

The CBSE board examinations would start from March 1. About 2500 students from Class XII across three centers in the city will appear this year, as compared to about 3500 students would appear from Class X.

Principals of the schools also felt that the first day of the paper was satisfactory and students looked contended after answering the papers.

Though the first timers, answering ICSE were quite nervous, things became easier once they started answering.

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