GUWAHATI:The Assam higher secondary examination begins in science, arts and commerce streams across the state on Friday.
Altogether 2,55, 697 candidates are appearing in the examination conducted by Assam Higher Secondary Education Council in 823 centres. An elaborate security is in place to ensure free and fair examination which include installation of CCTV cameras.
Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, All Assam Students Union have welcomed the candidates.
Amid unprecedented security, the Higher Secondary examination is going on peacefully in Namrup along with other parts of the state on Friday. Altogether 263 candidate are appearing in the Namrup BVFCL HS School centre involving 5 schools and junior colleges in the area. They include Bhadoi Model HS School, BVFCL Model HS School, Nathan Brown Academy, Gyan Udaay Academy Joypur and BVFCL HS School.