The board examinations of Uttarakhand Vidyalayi Shiksha Parishad (UVSP) have commenced on Friday. The examinations started with Hindi examination of class XII. The secretary of the Ramnagar-based UVSP Neeta Tiwari told The Pioneer that no incident of examination-related malpractices had been reported on the day one. “I myself inspected seven examination centres in Udham Singh Nagar district and found everything going on as per the rules. No incident of malpractice has been reported from anywhere in the State,’’ she said.
The secretary further said that the board is receiving the attendance report from different districts.
A total of 149737 candidates are registered for High School (Class X) examination of the board while 124183 candidates have been registered for Inter (Class XII) examination of the board. The board has set up 1313 examination centres for conducting the examination out of which 231 centres are marked as sensitive and 27 as hyper- sensitive.
Maximum 164 examination centres have been set up in Pauri district while 40 examination centres have been set up in Champawat district. To prevent unfair practices in the examination, three flying squads at the state level have been constituted. These squads are being headed by director education, additional director Secondary education and AD primary education respectively. Besides, flying squads at the level of division and district levels have been set up.
Notably, the UVSP has banned the use of mobile phones in the campus of the examination centres.
Saturday, 02 March 2019 | PNS | Dehradun