Education Min Directs Probe Over Offline Matric Exam Question Paper Irregularities


Cuttack: Odisha Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Wednesday ordered a probe over offline matric exam question papers irregularities at Secondary Board High School in Cuttack.

Minister’s order came after as many as 20 regular candidates appearing for the 10th Board offline exams were handed over ex-regular question paper of 2014 on Tuesday.

Education Minister directed Department Secretary to probe the matter.

However, soon after the goof-up was brought to the notice of the invigilators, the correct question papers were distributed.

The goof-up came to the fore around 11.30 AM, around 1.30 hours after the commencement of the exam at 10 AM. Meanwhile, the matter has sparked ire among the students and they alleged irregularity in conducting the offline exams.

The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) officials present at the centre said the error was rectified and students did not face any inconvenience to write the papers.

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