In order to avoid malpractices, the Bihar School Examination Board has instructed the students to remove their shoes, socks before entering the examination hall. In the month of February, considered one of the coldest months, the students were still ordered to enter the hall barefoot.
Rajeev Dwivedi, PRO, BSEB said, “To prevent cheating in the examinations, the board has formed a special team of invigilators. So for every 25 candidates, one invigilator has been assigned. The students are restricted to enter the examination center with shoes and socks.”
“To make sure that the students entering the examination center are not carrying any cheats, gadgets, electronic devices, there will be two steps of checking. At first, the students will be examined thoroughly by the center staff and then by the invigilator assigned by the board. The invigilator will be held responsible if the students are found with such things further,” PRO, BSEB said.
The Examination conducted by the BSEB will commence from February 6 and February 21 for Class XII and Class X respectively.
This year, the Board has constructed 10 sets of the same question paper for avoiding malpractices by children. “As the question papers were tuned to 50 percent objective from last year, the board has decided to give various sets to prevent cheating inside the exam center and also to prevent the paper leak”
The Date sheet for the Class XII is as follows:
February 6, 2019: Biology, RB Hindi (Vocational Course), Philosophy (Arts), Entrepreneurship (Commerce)
February 7, 2019: Language Subjects (Arts), Computer Science (all streams), Multi Media (all streams), Foundation Course (Vocational Course)
February 8, 2019: Physics, Yoga/ Physical Education (Arts), History (Arts), English (Vocational Course)
February 9, 2019: NRB and MB (Arts), Accountancy (Commerce), Vocational Trade I
February 11, 2019: Chemistry, Political Science (Arts), Vocational Trade II
February 12, 2019: Agriculture, Music (Arts), Business Studies (Commerce), Geography (Arts)
February 13, 2019: Language Subjects (except Arts), Psychology (Arts), Vocational Trade III
February 14, 2019: NRB and MB (except Arts), Sociology (Arts), Related Subjects (Vocational Course)
February 15, 2019: Mathematics (Science, Arts), Economics (Arts)
February 16, 2019: Home Science (Arts), Economics (Commerce)
Speaking about the measures taken to avoid malpractices “There will be CCTV surveillance in every examination centers, and the videography will be done in examination centers which are sensitive. The directions have been given to all the district officials and police stations to book a person in accordance with the laws whoever are involved in cheating,” mentioned PRO.
It has been reported that 13.15 lakh students will appear for the Class 12 examinations and 16.5 lakh students for Class 10 examinations.
The Date Sheet for Class X is as follows:
February 21, 2019: English
February 22, 2019: Social Science
February 23, 2019: Science
February 25, 2019: Mathematics
February 26, 2019: Hindi/ Urdu/ Bengali/ Maithili
February 27, 2019: Second Optional Language
February 28, 2019: Elective Subject
The Admit Cards will be distributed in respective schools for Class X and XII examinations, also the practical exams have already been conducted within the schools.