Odisha government has announced 03rd March 2014 as the date for the enusing Plus-II / Class 12 examinations to be conducted by Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE).
The examination will begin from 03rd March and to continue till 26th March, Higher Education Badrinarayan Patra said.
The practical tests, which were generally conducted after the theory examinations, will this time be conducted prior to theory papers.
Practical examinations will begin from 17th February and end on 26th February, he said.
Patra said the three-hour examinations will be held in the single-sitting-a-day format, starting at 10 am.
The main exams for class XII have been scheduled for 05th March (Physics), 11th March (Chemistry), 15th March (Biology), 20th March (Mathematics) and 01st April (accountancy). It is mainly the students from Humanities stream whose exams would be ending by 17th April.
There will be four sets of question papers to prevent malpractice, the minister said adding that examination dates have been fixed keeping an eye on the ensuing general elections.