KARACHI: A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Larkana Division Commissioner and BISE Chairman in BISP office Larkana in which it was decided that copy culture should be halted at all costs as it has created tremendous problems.
Intermediate classes XI & XII annual examinations are being held with effect from April 22 of all groups. The meeting was also attended by the controller of examinations of Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Sikander Mirjat, Director of Colleges Prof Afzal Shaikh and various principals of colleges.
Commissioner Dr Saeed Mangnejo told the participants that copy culture must be brought to an end without loss of further time for which teachers, lecturers, principals and invigilators will have to be serious and play their positive part seriously to end this menace.
He told the participants that during recent matriculation examinations, he caught red-handed invigilators and teachers at many examination centers who were directly involved in copy to their favourites which could be termed unethical.
He said that photocopy machines if found outside examination centers would be confiscated and those book shops selling guides during examinations would also be sealed and cases registered against all those involved in this dirty business.
He further informed the participants that he had also constituted a vigilance teams which would be headed by revenue officials and they would conduct surprise raids at examination centers throughout Larkana division and take actions against those involved in cheating.
BISE Chairman Prof Daud Memon complained that police was not cooperating properly due to which it was difficult to end copy culture, which had ruined the entire system.
He said that 29 vigilance teams had been constituted by him which would monitor the situation. Director, Colleges, Larkana Region, informed the meeting that many examination centers have no boundary wall due to which it became very difficult for the organizers to hold examinations without use of unfair means.