The UP (Uttar Pradesh) board exams has started today. The class 10th boards will be held till March 9. The exams are being conducted in Morning shift (7:30 am to 10:45 am) and Evening shift (2 pm to 5:15 pm).
As per the reports, over 68 lakh students will be appearing for the exam. A total of 68,21,869 students, including 37,49,977 from high school and 30,71,892 from intermediate will take the exam.
''The arrangements are being organised in order to conduct the exam in a fair manner. All photocopy shops near examination centres will remain closed during examination," said Secondary Education Minister Balram Yadav.