HSLC 2020: English Paper Includes New Bihu ‘Kali Bihu Festival’ in Question Paper

GUWAHATI, February 10, 2020 : The High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination which started on February 10 have left students confused with a question on Bihu or may be Kali Puja.

According to reports, the first exam which went by was English and SEBA’s question paper made a blunder with a ‘typo’ making students scratch their heads.

In a question which asked students to write an application to the Principal requesting him to grant a half day on the occasion of the kati Bihu, the board printed it as “Kali Bihu”, making students think it to be a ‘New Bihu festival’ or ‘Kali Puja’.

In another typo, the question paper mentioned the name of the dragon as ‘Cartard’ instead of ‘Custard’.

It is to be mentioned that this year in Assam around 3,48,739 HSLC candidates and 9,707 AHM candidates is appearing for the board examination in 860 centres.