PU 2 exam: Students barred from carrying mobile phones

Source: DHNS | Published on 28th February 2020, 12:52 AM | Coastal News |

Karwar: Deputy Commissioner Dr K Harishkumar has stated that all steps have been taken to conduct the Second year PUC examination in a fair manner. Stern directions has been given to the students and the staff deployed at the examination centre against carrying mobile phones during exam hours.

He noted this while chairing a meeting of education officials on preparations to PU second year board examination in Karwar.

Only during emergencies, examination supervisor is allowed to use basic set mobile phone (having no camera and android).

The responsibility is on the supervisors and the deputy supervisor to conduct exams in a fair manner and give no scope for exam malpractice.

A total of 6,286 male candidates and 7,993 female candidates would be appearing for the PU second year exam. Of them, 3,969 students will be appearing for arts, 6,536 for Commerce and 3,774 for Science. 12,425 students are appearing for the exam for the first time while 1,122 are repeaters and 732 are private candidates.

30 centres

The board exam will be held at 30 centres across the district and all measures have been taken to conduct the exam hassle-free, he said.

Additional DC Nagaraj Singrear, Sirsi assistant commissioner Eshwar Ullagaddi, Kumta assistant commissioner Ajit, DDPU S N Hegde and others were present.

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