KARACHI: The chairperson of the matric board suspected foul play behind the paper leak controversy Monday, when the Physics paper was leaked on social media minutes after candidates tried it.
Talking to Geo Information anchor Shahzeb Khanzada on his programme Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath Monday, the Chairperson of the Board of Secondary Training Karachi (BSEK) Syed Sharaf Ali Shah stated it was the first duty of the central management officers (CCOs) to distribute the papers to the examination centres.
Shah defined the rationale behind the delay, saying it was induced when the CCOs didn’t arrive on the hub to gather the examination papers. He stated because of this, the board’s workers needed to ship the papers to the examination centres, which induced the delay.
Shah stated it appeared as if the CCOs have been concerned within the conspiracy, including that they may now not be performing this obligation.
“The CCOs orders have been cancelled. Now, the superintendents will collect papers from the hubs and deliver them to the exam centres,” he added.
Shah stated the board has additionally elevated the variety of hubs from 11 to 18 to make sure well timed supply of the papers any longer.
“The paper was leaked due to administrative irregularities,” he stated. “We will create a mechanism to prevent papers from leaking in the future,” added the matric board chairperson.
Talking about dishonest practices, the board’s chairperson stated when Rangers personnel have been deployed over the previous couple of years at examination centres, the “copy culture” had decreased by a big margin.
“This time, the presence of the same teachers and the police at the examination centres has allowed the copy culture,” he added.
The paper leak controversy
In line with Geo Information, the questionnaire was additionally accessible exterior the examination centres after 4 minutes, exposing the lapses within the authorities’s administration and lax management.
There have been studies that the paper began late at a number of examination centres in Karachi the place the scholars and their dad and mom expressed resentment over the scenario.
Nevertheless, responding to the studies, the board had introduced that college students will get the stipulated two hours to finish their paper the place the examination began late.
Matric board chairperson Shah stated a complete of 348,249 college students have registered for the ninth grade and matric exams within the science and basic teams.
Of the 438 examination centres, 185 have been arrange in authorities colleges and 253 in non-public colleges. 201 centres are for ladies and 237 for boys.