Kalburgi (Karnataka) [India], July 2 (ANI): Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Class 10 students on Thursday reached their examination centre in Karnataka's Kalburgi to take their Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations.
Students underwent thermal screening before they were allowed to enter the exam hall.
The Karnataka SSLC exams, that were earlier scheduled to be held in March, were postponed due to the COVID-19-induced nationwide lockdown.
Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu has said they came to the decision to conduct the exams after careful discussion with the Minister of Education. Social distancing and face masks were made compulsory.
About 848,203 students are appearing for the exam between June 25 and July 4. (ANI)