BHAKTAPUR — The Grade XI examinations began on Sunday at 7 am across the country with attendance of 369, 426 students.
In the examinations, 921 superintendents, 2512 assistant superintendents, 1921 monitors, 13, 430 invigilators, 1641 staffers, 2476 office assistants and 11,092 security personnel will be deployed, Office of the Controller of Examinations said.
The examinees also include differently able students, and students from prisons and child rehabilitation centres.
Anyone found to be disrupting the examinations can be slapped with up to six months’ imprisonment and fined Rs 100,000. If en masse cheating is found to be taking place, the entire examination centre can be cancelled out, as per the law.
HSEB Vice Chairman, Dr Chaitanya Sharma, said 31 monitoring teams have been formed constituting of Education Ministry’s joint secretaries, regional deputy directors, regional administrators and district education officials.
The Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) successfully concluded the Grade XII examinations on Friday before starting the Grade XI examinations which will continue until May 25.
Bakar-Eid being celebrated
POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.
The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.
Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.
The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.
The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.Follow @gorkhapost