Office of the Controller of the Examination (OCE), Sanothimi in Bhaktapur said that, preparations for the upcoming SLC examinations are now over. This year’s SLC exams will start on March 31.
As part of the preparations, printing of question papers has been completed, said examinations controller Krishna Prasad Kapri.
Likewise, necessary materials like answer sheets of papers have been sent to all the districts, he said.
Kapri informed that preparations were on to send question papers to all the districts.
Meanwhile, OCE deputy controller Anupam Chandra Shrestha said that total 615,000 students are sitting for the exams this year.
Of them, 452,881 are from regular category, while 159,417 are from exempted category.Shrestha informed that the rest belongs to technical category. Under the regular category, 2, 25,346 are male and 2, 27,535 female.
Kathmandu has the highest number of 35,000 candidates and Manang has the lowest number of 69 candidates.
A total of 1,443 examination centres have been fixed across the country for this year’s SLC exams.