Now Cheating in HS Exams May Lead to Suspension of 1 Year
GUWAHATI: In order to prevent students from malpractices in examination centers, Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) have said that in the upcoming Higher Secondary exams, students caught cheating, carrying mobile phones and disobeying invigilators would face a suspension for one year straight.
The decision was taken after malpractices were reported from many centers in the previous years.
AHSEC officials said that a special committee of the AHSEC will e
xamine the cheating cases and might extend the period of expulsion.
The HS examinations for this year will be held from 12 February to 14 March, 2020.
This year, a total of 2,34,809 students are set to appear for the Higher Secondary examinations.
Out of the total, 175,175 students will appear in the Arts stream, 40,588 in Science stream while 18,178 students will sit for exams from the Commerce stream for class 12 examinations.