The first day of the SSLC exam went on smoothly without any hindrances amid COVID-19 concerns. The students attempted for their first out of two papers which included subjects of Science, Mathematics, and Social Sciences in Multiple choice question format.
According to the numbers, as many as 42,743 students from Ballari district appeared for the exam across 222 centres established and 624 students remained absent.
As many as seven students suffering from health issues were allowed to take the exam in a room. One student who was suspected to be COVID-19 positive also wrote the exam in another room in the Kalaburgi district. As many as 382 students were allowed to change their exam centres in the Kalaburgi district.
In the Koppal district, a total of 83 remained absent. In Yadgir 327 students were absent. As many as 303 students were absent in the Bidar district. In Kalaburagi 358 students remained absent. Therefore Ballari district among other Kalyana Karnataka Region districts records the highest number of absentees.