Purported photographs of two pages of Life Science query paper of the category 12 state board examination surfaced on WhatsApp on Saturday, over two and half hours after the graduation of the check.
The West Bengal Council of Increased Secondary Schooling, which conducts the examination, mentioned this might not be termed a paper leak and described it as an act of mischief.
Council President Chiranjib Bhattacharya mentioned some vested pursuits will need to have circulated the picture of the query paper lengthy after it had begun, when it was nearly nearing shut.
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“If the photographs are circulated two and half hours after the examination began, what’s the massive deal? Candidates can depart the examination corridor by that point and if anybody clicks a pic of two pages outdoors the venue and circulates them on social media, that doesn’t in any manner replicate on the conduct of the exams,” Bhattacharya instructed PTI.
He appealed to the “mischief mongers” to desist from such “infantile pranks” and assist easily conduct the continued exams within the curiosity of each candidate.
Bhattacharya added that CCTV surveillance at 2349 venues and using Radio Frequency Gadgets in a few of the over 200 delicate venues to detect presence of any digital gadgets made it nearly not possible for the scope of a query paper leak.
Nonetheless, the Council is on guard, he mentioned.
Delicate venues are positioned in varied districts and the best of them are in Malda.
Bhattacharya mentioned the Council was monitoring the supply of the circulation of query paper on WhatsApp and can submit a report back to the federal government.
Whereas there had been studies of query paper photographs circulated on WhatsApp within the class 10 state board examinations this 12 months, in 2019 and earlier, that is the primary time that such an incident is reported throughout the increased secondary (HS) examination in current instances.
The HS exams started in West Bengal on March 14.