07 March 2019
Bhubaneswar: As many as 3,69,000 students will appear for the decisive annual +2 exams today in 1,091 exam centres. The Government has taken extra precautionary measures to curb malpractice and to check question paper going viral on social media.
Odisha School & Mass Education Secretary Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra had informed media, “+2 Exams will go on till March 30. The span of the exams will be of 19 days. While the high school exams have 304 hubs, Council Exams will have 202 Exam Management Hubs for storing the question papers. CCTV surveillance and police security will be 24x7.”
He further informed, “The most important decision for +2 Exams was installations of 100% CCTV cameras at the centres. Total 1,091 exam centres are there. Today’s review revealed that 937 centres have already been installed with CCTVs.”
Cops have been deployed at every centre. Copy (malpractice) will be checked at any rate. He also informed, “Additional precaution has been taken that includes double frisking and no electronic gadgets should be allowed. Mobile phones and even watches will not be allowed inside the centre.”