Guwahati: The Higher Secondary examination is underway in 772 centres across Assam with elaborate security arrangements in all centres to avoid any form of malpractice.
Altogether 1,175,175 students in Arts stream, 40,588 in Science stream and 18,178 in Commerce stream would appear for the Class 12 Board examinations.
To conduct the examinations smoothly and check any sort of malpractice, three-layered security arrangements have been put into place by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) including CCTV cameras, jammers and a full-fledged cyber cell.
40 observers, 850 supervising officers and respective in-charges of all the centres will make sure to conduct the examination in a smooth and fair manner.
A total of 23 jammers are reportedly installed in 25 sensitive examination centres in Assam. The students and invigilators are not allowed to carry a mobile phone or any electronic device inside the hall. The in-charge of the examination hall will be allowed to carry a mobile phone.