Mass cheating in Uttar Pradesh: English class X examination has been postponed in the backdrop of the shocking incident that came to the notice at 2 centers in Mathura district of the Uttar Pradesh. After postponing the examination, the administration has also suggested blacklisting both these centers.
In keeping with its pre-poll promise to stop the mass copying mess during board examinations, the newly-elected Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued helpline numbers in order to check the incidents of cheating in the UP board examinations – these are extremely crucial for all students as their performance will determine the direction their future academic course takes. The two numbers issued by the government for registering cheating related complaints are Whatsapp 9454457241 and another for landline 0522 2236760.
WhatsApp number 9454457241 released for registering cheating related complaints in order to check incidents of cheating in UP Board Exams
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In order to make sure that the administration is working effectively and that there is no copying mess, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, head of the Secondary School Examination had held a video conference with the District Magistrates and Senior Superintendent of Police recently and directed them to monitor that there is no copying in the board examination. “Every department and organisation concerned have been given instructions and I am personally monitoring it,” the Deputy CM said adding that the UP government will soon start a “transparent system,” he said.
This is not the first incident, in the past also, there have been cases of mass cheating in Uttar Pradesh. One of the incidents was from a school in Ballia where Class X students were caught red-handed while copying in the Mathematics examination from open books.