Students will be appearing for the examinations amid the Covid-19 pandemic
After being postponed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nepal is finally having its Class XII annual examinations. The exams, which began on September 15 will run through September 24, 2021.
This year, 374,000 students are going to be taking the exams.
The examination halls have been organised appropriately with individual chairs and tables for every student. Before a student enters the hall, there will be a medical professional to check temperature etc.
The National Board of Education (NEB) had published the routine to conduct exams from home centres. This enables students to attend exams from the college where they are enrolled in.
The education and health committee of the Parliament had directed the concerned authority to vaccinate Class XII students who are taking their Board exams, and those students who are above 18 years of age have already been vaccinated.
The Himalayan nation recorded 1,760 new cases along with 1,220 recoveries and seven deaths, according to the latest information from the ministry of health and population (MoHP) on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. On the same day 16,844 tests were conducted. From them 1,332 PCR and 428 antigen tests turned out to be positive for the virus.