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UP Board maths paper leaked in Ballia

Date :3/17/2015 4:16:57 AM

Varanasi:  The DM of Ballia, on Thursday, recommended the UP Board secretary to cancel the mathematics exam of high school and conduct re-examination after the question paper of the subject was leaked a day before the exam on Wednesday evening.

A flying squad, led by auditor and nayab tehsildar Machhlishehar also sealed carbon copy of the solved paper of mathematics of high school examination found at a centre in Mirganj of Jaunpur district.

According to reports, the nexus of copying mafia and UP board staffs leaked the mathematics question paper of high school of 822CB series on the eve of the examination on Wednesday evening. The leaked paper was sold to many students. The attention of the district administration was drawn towards this when question papers of the same series were distributed at examination centres on Thursday.

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UP Board: 12th chemistry paper leaked

Date :3/17/2015 4:15:27 AM

VARANASI:  The Chemistry question paper of UP Board inter exam leaked before the examination in Ballia district on Tuesday. Ballia district magistrate has recommended a re-examination. 

The DM, however, claimed that the question paper was not leaked from any centre in the district, but through internet.According to reports, the question paper of chemistry came in the market before the beginning of the examination. DM Yashwant Rao told TOI over phone that question paper leaked through internet, as all envelops at the examination centres were found sealed. tnnHe said that he recommended for the re-examination of the paper. 

The question paper of Mathematics of High School of UP Board examination also leaked a day before the examination in Ballia on February 25. The examination was cancelled and re-examination of the paper was recommended. 

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Over 5 lakh students skip UP Board exams in 3 days

Date :3/17/2015 4:08:56 AM

LUCKNOW/ALLAHABAD: Over 5.7 lakh students of classes X and XII abstained from writing the UP Board exams in the last three days. Officials of world's largest examination body, the UP Board, claimed on Saturday that majority of these students had registered themselves for the exams simultaneously from two schools. Authorities also decided to lodge FIRs against teachers skipping invigilation duties.

According to the secondary education department, total 69.93 lakh students enrolled themselves for the class X and XII examinations, of which only 64.23 lakh are appearing for exams. This year 31.32 lakh students had registered for class XII exams, while 38.61 lakh had applied for class 10 exams involving private and regular candidates. While over 3 lakh class X students have dropped out, the figure of class XII was 2.70 lakh. There are 20,945 schools in the state affiliated with the UP Board.

Allahabad division reported highest number of missing examinees with over 1.95 lakh such cases, followed by Lucknow, Bareilly and Meerut. The board is compiling the data on day-to-day basis. 

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Unable to check cheating, UP Board shuts down control room

Date :3/17/2015 3:57:41 AM

ALLAHABAD: The UP Board has miserably failed to check cheating menace in ongoing class X and XII exams. Unable to cope up with the criticism, the board has shut down the control room set up at head quarters to provide details of students caught using unfair means. The control room functioned merely for four days.

As cases of cheating continued to abound, the board decided to lock up to avoid any further criticism over high numbers of cheaters. UP Board secretary, Amarnath Verma, however, said, The divisional level data of day concerned can be obtained from the additional secretary office while that of the district can be obtained from the district inspector of school. However he

failed to give any answer as to why the system was changed.

I do not think there has been an unexpected rise in case of copycats. Everything is under control, he added. The first five days of the board exams have witnessed recommendations for cancellation of over 150 centres.

and punitive action against equal number of invigilators. Unlike the past years, the number of copycats being caught during exams of even less important subjects too is on the rise. Sources said that around 700 to 900 students were caught daily during exams of important subjects like physics, mathematics, history and social science.

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