Wednesday, 07 March 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN-
No case of examination related malpractice was reported in the examination of Uttarakhand Vidhyalayi Shiksha Parishad (UVSP) for second consecutive day on Tuesday.
The examinations of Uttarakhand board and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) started in different examination centres of Uttarakhand on Monday.
On Tuesday, the examination of class X of UVSP got started with compulsory Hindi paper. The students appeared happy at what they termed a relatively easy question paper.
The secretary of UVSP Neeta Tiwari told The Pioneer that no incidence of examination related malpractice was reported on day one and two in the state. She claimed that no untoward incident was reported from any part of the state. The UVSP secretary further said that all necessary arrangements for fair board examination have been taken. Meanwhile the examination of the Dehradun region of the CBSE also started on the day. The region covers 15 districts of western Uttar Pradesh and whole of Uttarakhand.
In Uttarakhand board a total of 149442 students have been enrolled for class X examination while 132281 students are slated to sit in class XII examination. To prevent unfair practices in the examination three flying squads at state level have been constituted. These squads are being headed by Director Education, Additional Director Secondary education and AD Primary education respectively. Apart from them flying squads at the level of division and district levels have also been set up.
In the CBSE board examinations, which also started on Monday a total of 257668 students are enrolled in Dehradun region.
The CBSE has set up 219 examination centres in the 15 districts of UP while the students of Uttarakhand would give examination in 137 examination centres.