As per the latest news, the BSEB Intermediate examination conducted by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) was peacefully held on Monday, i.e., 1 February 2021. A total of 5,44,568 science students appeared in the first sitting for the physics paper, whereas 3,67,925 arts students wrote the political science paper in the second sitting. A total of 515 students from vocational courses also appeared for the exam in the second sitting. The papers were conducted in 84 centres of Patna on day 1 of the BSEB intermediate examination.
Board chairman Anand Kishore visited some centres to check whether the exam is being conducted with proper precautions and fair means. He visited J D Women’s College, KB Sahay School in Patna to examine the arrangements where he was given a warm welcome. The Chairman also asked the students about the difficulty level of the question paper. The question paper comprised multiple-choice questions, and students were provided with an OMR sheet for writing and marking their answers.
Few students were seen using unfair means in the examination hall. All those 162 students were expelled on day 1 of the BSEB Intermediate examination as they were using unfair means during the examination. A total of 33 students from Bhojpur, 29 from Jamui and 27 students from Nalanda, and a few from Patna, Buxar, Supaul, Khagaria, and Begusarai were expelled from the examination.
On Tuesday (2 February 2021), Science students will appear for their mathematics exam in the first sitting, and in the second sitting, Arts students will write the English exam. BSEB started the Intermediate examination from 1 February 2021. So far, one paper for each Science and Arts stream has been conducted peacefully by the BSEB. The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is taking all the precautions while conducting the exams amid COVID-19.