Shubham Jaiswal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Nearly 6,00,000 students in their second year pre-university college are taking their English exam on Thursday across Karnataka.
This is the first time that students would step out of their houses in nearly three months of COVID-19 induced lockdown and appear for their last remaining paper that could not be conducted earlier.
There are 1,016 examination centre and the state government said it has taken all safety precautions to ensure that students appear for the exams without fear.
Reports of students standing in line at the examination centre poured in from several districts of the state on Thursday morning.
A total of 5, 95,997 students from both government and private colleges are taking the exam on Thursday.