SEE Exam begins on 22 April 2022 (9 Baishakh 2079), and the final preparations for conducting the exam have reached the final stage. This is the first physical examination of SEE after the COVID 19 pandemic. In the previous years, the SEE exam was conducted through an internal evaluation.
According to Arjun Bahadur Rayamajhi, Controller of Examinations (Class 10) of the National Examination Board, work is underway to give orientation to the Central Chairperson of the examination at the district level. Necessary question papers, answer sheets and other materials for the examination have been delivered to the concerned districts. This year, examinations will be conducted in 2,007 centres across the country.
120 examinations centres are set in Kathmandu and only one centre is set for Manang Districts. This year, a total of 5,14,760 candidates will be participating in the SEE exam. Out of 5,14,760 candidates, 4,88,742 are regular students, 14,564 are from the technical category and 11,454 are from the grade promotion category.
From this year onwards, the Ministry of education has removed the provision for the candidates to be at least 14 years old. And the ministry has made an arrangement to bring a minimum of 35 percent mark in both theoretical and practical parts of the exams to pass SEE.