Bhopal, February 6: The class 12 exams for Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) began on Tuesday in over 7,500 centres across the state. As per the exam schedule, released by the Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh, the last paper is on March 5.

According to officials, nearly seven lakh students are appearing for the class 12 exams this year. "There is no tension or nervousness inside as I have prepared well, a student appearing for the board exams said. Madhya Pradesh: Student Thrashed for Chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’ in Shahdol, School Teacher and Director Arrested.

"Today we have the paper of Hindi. It is the first paper, so there is pressure and also happiness," Arpita Dangi, another student, said. Divya Srivastava, a teacher, said several changes for the board examinations have been made this time and students were provided information and appropriate training regarding the same in advance. Sudden Death in Madhya Pradesh: College Student Collapses During Coaching Class Following Heart Attack in Indore, Dies (Watch Video).

"Today is the first paper for class 12 students. There are some new things this time like students writing the exams have to fill out an OMR sheet this time. Apart from one main copy, no supplementary copies will be given. Children have been prepared for these changes," she said.