Bihar Board expelled 432 students in 12th board exams; 26 cases of imposters

18 Feb, 2019
Bihar Board expelled 432 students in 12th board exams; 26 cases of imposters

NOIDA- Bihar Board class 12 exams witnessed over 432 cheating cases this year, out of which 26 were caught impersonating, as per spokesperson of Bihar School Education Board (BSEB). This year, total 13.15 lakh registered for BSEB 12th board exam which ended on 16th February.

Despite tight security in board exams, these cases were registered. In fact, shoes and socks were prohibited in the exam; students were allowed to wear slippers only. The next step to eradicate malpractice in the exam was to design question papers in 10 different sets. Moreover, a team of invigilators was specially constituted this year to end cheating.

According to BSEB spokesperson Rajiv Dubey, “The board is planning to take appropriate action against all the 432 students who were caught cheating in the exam. There were 26 cases of impersonators who tried to appear in the exam on someone else’s behalf. These cases will be dealt more strictly. In fact, we are planning to file an FIR against all 26 imposters.”

The board has devised two-step checking of the students for this exam that also included frisking of the candidates. Same checking procedures are applicable on 12th as well as 10th students. The 10th exams of Bihar Board are also approaching and will start from 21st February. The number of registration for class 10th BSEB is 16,60,609 students.

All the 38 Bihar districts have 1418 exam centres where class 10th exams will be organized in two shifts. The morning and afternoon shifts will start at 09:30 am and 01:30 pm respectively. The reporting time for the candidates would 10 minutes prior to the exam, as per the official notice.

Writer by passion, journalist by profession, Ankit has a sensitive nose for news, especially about educational affairs.

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