2 Lecturers Held For Exam Paper Leak
The Mathematics - IA question paper was leaked 30 minutes before the exam began at Sneha Junior college, at Ramayampeta, in Medak district.
Hyderabad | 7th March 2012
2 lecturers were arrested for allegedly leaking the question paper of the Intermediate examination held on Wednesday.
According to Board of Intermediate Education Secretary M Subramanyam, an electronic media channel had reported that the Mathematics - IA question paper was leaked 30 minutes before the exam began at Sneha Junior college, at Ramayampeta, in Medak district.
An official was immediately sent for verification, and the escorting police constable arrested 2 lecturers at about 7:50 am while they were reading the question paper outside the examination hall.
The accused lecturers have been removed from the duties of the examination, and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against them after a report on their offence is submitted.
Meanwhile, another "leaked question paper", published by a Telugu daily in Nalgonda was found to be incorrect.
The Board of Intermediate Education has sent observers to Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Medak and Ranga Reddy districts.
Meanwhile, as many as 102 students have been booked for malpractice at various centres across the state.
On Wednesday, 9,91,439 students in the general category, and 88,621 candidates in the vocational category, appeared for Mathematics Paper - IA, Botany Paper - I, Civics Paper - I and Psychology Paper - I. However, a whopping 80,890 students abstained from the examination. (INN)
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