Assam: 74 students Expelled in HSLC Board Exams in Hailakandi
GUWAHATI: 74 students have been expelled for adopting unfair means in the ongoing class 10 HSLC exams in the Hailakandi district.
Rajiv Kumar Jha, Inspector of Schools informed this and said that of the 74 expelled, 23 were expelled during their Social Science exam, 19 in General Mathematics, 15 in English, 13 in General Science and 4 in Assamese. Altogether, there were 620 absentees.
Two invigilators have also been issued show cause for being negligent in performing their duties.
Jha mentioned that the district administration has taken a number of initiatives to curb unfair methods by forming flying squads, engaging supervising officers and enforcing Section 144 Criminal Procedure Code (CRPC) within a 200-metre radius of the examination centres to stop the assembling of five or more persons. The HSLC examinations are taking place in 16 examination centres across the district.
Keerthi Jalli, Deputy Commissioner also visited one of the examination centres in Harkishore High School on February 25 to oversee the conduct of the examination. Jalli went around the examination halls and motivated the invigilators to remain alert for the tasks at hand. She also instructed the headmistress, Sankari Chakraborty to make sure that the examination is held in a free and fair manner.