LARKANA: Usage of unfair means in annual HSC examinations in rampant despite deployment of so many vigilance teams, externals and invigilators.
On Saturday, Chemistry paper-II was held in the morning in which 238 cheating cases were caught, whereas 147 impersonation cases and 40 replacement cases were apprehended, BISE Larkana sources said.
Zoology paper of class XI was held in the evening and most of the girl students remained absent or arrived very late in many centers due to unawareness about the paper as papers are always held in the morning. This evening paper was held in scorching heat when the mercury touched 45 degrees centigrade. The students were seen busy in washing their faces frequently there was no electricity in many centers due to power load shedding which has virtually crippled life.
Annual Examinations of Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) of classes XI & XII commenced in entire Larkana division on April 28 which will continue till May 14 wherein as many as 61,000 male/female students are appearing.
The examinations are being held under the auspices of Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE), Larkana and its jurisdiction includes the districts of Larkana, Qambar-Shahdadkot, Jacobabad, Shikarpur, Kandhkot & parts of Dadu.
Urdu Salis paper was conducted on the first day of XI class exam in which approximately 31,000 students appeared.
As many as 30,000 male & female candidates appeared on second in class XII paper.
The BISE has notified 89 examination centers for which 41 vigilance teams have been constituted. This is in addition to the externals appointed at each and every examination center on the recommendation of teachers’ union along with invigilators.
As many as 222 copy cases were reported in entire BISE Larkana jurisdiction on the first day in Urdu Salis paper.