Cuttack: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) that conducts the matriculation examination in the state is determined to check malpractice completely by candidates while writing their papers for the High School Certificate(HSC) examination.
A three-tier squad has been formed to check copying and other malpractices during the annual HSC examination-2018, informed BSE President Dr Jahan Ara Begum today.
While the first one has been formed at District Education Officers-level, the second will operate at the board-level and the third one has been formed by the officers of School and Mass Education Department, she said.
Besides, district administration officials have been instructed to conduct surprise visits to examination centres, she added.
Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi also held a discussion with collectors and SPs of all districts through video conferencing here over the smooth conduct of the matriculation examination across the state.
Notably, the HSC examination is scheduled to be held from February 23 in 2,818 examination centres spread all over the state and as many as 5,90,330 students have filled up forms to appear at the examination. A total of 302 nodal centres have been identified for the safe keeping of question papers.