Intermediate and SSC students, who will appear examinations scheduled to begin on March 2 and 21 respectively, will face the brunt of the summer when temperatures may touch 45 degree Celsius.
It will be an uncomfortable time for them, writing exams in the heat, which has already set in. Parents are worried about this and likelihood of power cuts.
Shahid Ahmed Tavakkal of Adilabad town said that the family was taking all precautionary measures to ensure that his son takes the exam in a clam and stress-free state of mind.
‘Most of the parents are worried about the heat in March , he observed , but expected that drinking water and primary medical treatment facilities would be provided at examination centres as prevention against the diarrhea or sunstroke.
The education department has not received any special instructions regarding making special arrangements at examination centres to stave off the side effects of the heat.
They have only general instructions regarding provision of furniture for students to write examinations without difficulty.
As many as total 43,291 including 37,439 regular and 5,852 private students will attend SSC examinations at 204 examination centres. Section 144 will be imposed around the examination centres in the district.