KARACHI: Secondary School Certificate (SSC) also known as matric exams have kicked off in Karachi amongst tight security around the examination centres, ARY News reports.
The Science group exams for class ninth and tenth will be held from 09:00 A.M. till 12 noon whereas the papers for General group will continue from 02:00 P.M. till 05:00 P.M.
Around 3,25,000 students will give the examinations due to which 250 examination centres have been made. Out of the 250 centres, 133 examination centres have been declared sensitive.
Section 144 has been imposed around the examination centres whereas 19 vigilance teams have been made which will tour the examination centres.
The examination board also banned the students from bringing mobile phone in the examination centre and halls.