The Central Board of Secondary Education has adopted several strict measures for preventing the malpractices which include, not more than 24 students will be allowed in a classroom where the exam is conducted and the schools will be following same rules as for the students appearing for entrance examinations like NEET and JEE Main. The students will not be allowed to carry watches, mobile phones or bags inside the exam halls. The Board also announced that invigilators will not be allowed to carry cell phone inside the center.
“CBSE is making all efforts to conduct the forthcoming examination successfully. From past few months, the CBSE is working hard for capacity building of stakeholders,” Dr. Sanyam Bhardwaj, Controller of Examinations, CBSE said in a notice to the City Coordinators of classes 10 and 12 exams.
He also informed that officials working for the Centre for Excellence and Regional Offices are conducting various Capacity Building Programs across the country telecasting films explaining the rules, regulations through presentations on various fields of examination and evaluation as a part of preparation for the upcoming Boards.
“CBSE expects that during the period of examinations, all stakeholders including City Coordinators, Principals, teachers and other functionaries like Head Examiners, Additional Head Examiners and Examiners etc. would be giving the, best to ensure that not only the examination is conducted successfully but the evaluation also goes 100% error free in the year 2019,” the notice added.
The Board decided to conduct the examinations for subjects, for which small number of students will be appearing, early so that small number of schools are involved.
“We are conducting exams a little early this year at the instruction of the Delhi High Court, which had said that the schools results should coincide with the Delhi University admission. To that effect, the results also this year will be announced early in May,” the official said.