HSLC 2020: Proxy Candidates Held in Barpeta
GUWAHATI: Three proxy students were caught red-handed by a flying squad for taking the Class X examinations on behalf of others at Kalgachia in Barpeta district.
According to reports, all the three cases were reported from the same examination centre during the general science paper.
It is to be mentioned that the hired proxy candidates were students of higher classes, while the registered Class X board candidates were students of Char Digjani High School. An investing police officer said that each proxy candidate was hired for around Rs 10,000.
Earlier, as many as 21 students were expelled in Dhubri while 2 in Darrang, 1 in Goalpara, 5 in Hailakandi, 3 in Lakhimpur and 4 in Nagaon district.
SEBA announced that if any student found engaging in malpractice during the ensuing HSLC/AHM examinations will be expelled for a period of three years.
This year in Assam around 3,48,739 HSLC candidates and 9,707 AHM candidates is appearing for the board examination in 860 centres.