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UP Board exam 2019 begins tomorrow, DM accountable for paper leak

ALLAHABAD: Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board (UP Board), one of the vital largest exam undertaking authority of the sector, would hold class 10 and 12 tests from Thursday. At least 5,86,922 scholars have registered to take the tests from 8,354 centres across the state. The papers would now not be held on the auspicious bathing days of ongoing Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj.
The high school tests would be completed on February 28, intermediate on March 2 and results are anticipated by April 30.

At least 21% of the entire centres in the state have been categorised as either sensitive or most-sensitive due to incidents of copying in final yr. Following this, UP govt has pop out with several steps to plug the loopholes of final yr.

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This yr, it's been mandatory for the centres to install audio recorder fitted closed circuit television cameras and to maintain the recordings till of entirety of tests. Apart from it, crucial products and services repairs act (ESMA) has been invoked to ensure delivery of products and services related to the tests, a toll free Helpline number 1800-180-5607 and e mail service [email protected] have been began to address the grievances of scholars aside from invigilators. The invigilators and centre superintendents have been directed to deliver with them Aadhaar card aside from photo-ID issued by the school for his or her identity.

Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has stated that in case of incidents of copying and paper leak, district magistrates and district inspector of school (DIoS) would be direct answerable for any paper leak followed by other officials. The admit cards have been dispatched to scholars and answer copies to all of the centres.


Class 10 & 12 tests February 7, 2019
Students registered 5,86,922
Students of sophistication 10 31,95,603
Students of sophistication 12 26,11,319
Examination Centres 8,354
Exam schedule revised due to Kumbh Mela 18 days
Sensitive Centres 1,314
Most sensitive Centres 448
Toll free number 1800-180-5607
To keep watch over tests UP STF
Directly answerable for paper-leak, copying DM, DIoS

Shivlal, further secretary, UPSEB advised TOI, "This year, copy mafia was reined from very beginning during online registration by removing all the students who had applied from more than one centres in connivance with the copy mafia. Government has made voice-recorder fitted CCTV compulsory after invigilators or centre superintendents dictated answers to examinees last year."

UP Board is able to hold the tests in coordination with the native management and police division of all of the 75 districts. The phase 144 is imposed in 100 metre radius of exam centre however in case of sensitive centres it may be expanded further. All the centres would be divided into sectors. Each sector would have 12 to 15 centres and is headed by SubDivisional Magistrate or ACMs. The district management can place demand for deploying STF team of workers in the centres that have a historical past of mass copying and violence.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma have separately hold video conferencing to address the issues in regards to the board exmas.

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