Bihar board 2019: Students should enter exam centre without shoes, socks

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Patna :  A recent notice by Bihar board states that students should enter exam centre without shoes, socks. It is likely to be an attempt of the education board to check malpractice in the exam hall. So now, the students will have to remove their socks, shoes when they sit for exam in this chilled winter morning. The class 12 board exam under BSEB will begin from February.

Speaking to media, Rajeev Dwivedi, PRO, BSEB said, “To prevent cheating in the examinations, the board has formed a special team of invigilators. So for every 25 candidates, one invigilator has been assigned. The students are restricted to enter the examination centre with shoes and socks.”

“To make sure that the students entering the examination centre are not carrying any cheats, gadgets, electronic devices, there will be two steps of checking. At first, the students will be examined thoroughly by the centre staff and then by the invigilator assigned by the board. The invigilator will be held responsible if the students are found with such things further,” PRO, BSEB said.

The Bihar Board class 12 exam will start from February 6, while the class 10 exam will be conducted from February 21 to 28, 2019.

This year, the board has prepared 10 sets of question papers, and the students will get question papers of different sets varies from (A to J). “As the question papers were tuned to 50 per cent objective from last year, the board has decided to give various sets to prevent cheating inside the exam centre and also to prevent the paper leak.”

Also, students will only be allowed to enter the examination centres 10 minutes before the examinations, as per the official. “There will be CCTV surveillance in every examination centres, and the videography will be done in examination centres which are sensitive. The directions have been given to all the district officials and police stations to book a person according to law who is involved in cheating,” mentioned PRO.

In 2019 board exam in Bihar, close to 13.15 lakh students will appear for the Intermediate (Class 12) examinations and 16.5 lakh students for Matric (Class 10) examinations.

The admit card for class 10 and class 12 exam has been circulated to the schools. The students may collect the admit card from the respective schools and be ready for the exam. 

Good luck!