As many as 3, 80,707 students will appear the annual Plus II examinations at 1106 centres across Odisha today.
While 90,990 students will attend the paper in Science stream, 2, 43,106 examinees will face the test in arts stream. Similarly, 28,481 candidates will write in commerce stream.
The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) has made elaborate arrangements for the examinations, which will continue till March 28.
For the security of question papers, 202 examination management hubs have been set up and high security has been put in place at all the centres. 24 hour CCTV surveillance has also been ensured at these centres.
To ensure free and fair conduct of examination and prevent any illegal practices, the board has appointed observers, who will remain at the centres till the completion of examination. Besides, special observers will make surprise visits to the centres.