Bhubaneswar: A three-tier squad system has been formed to check malpractices during the annual High School Certificate (HSC) examination-2018 in Odisha, informed Board of Secondary Education (BSE) president Dr Jahan Ara Begum today.
“A three-tier squad system has been formed for checking malpractices. The first one has been formed at District Education Officers-level, second one at the board-level and third one formed by the officers of School and Mass Education Department,” she said.
Besides, district administration officials have been instructed to conduct surprise visits to exam centres, she added.
Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi also held a discussion with collectors and SPs of all districts through video conferencing here today over Matric exam preparations.
“The Collectors and SPs have been directed to take adequate steps to ensure smooth conduct of the exams and stop malpractice. They were also asked for tight security at examination centres, nodal centres and evaluation centres,” said Padhi speaking to reporters.
Notably, the matric exam is scheduled to be held from February 23 at 2,818 exam centres. As many as 5,90,330 students will appear in the exam. A total of 302 nodal centres have been identified for the safe storage of question papers.