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Coronavirus Pandemic: UP Board Holds Evaluation Of Answer Sheets, Results Likely To Be Delayed

District Wise, Top Five Districts With A Maximum Count Of Examinees, Caught Cheating During The Board Examinations, Include Mathura (54), Aligarh (38), Firozabad (10), Kaushambi (9) And Hathras (8).

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 18 Mar 2020, 12:06:00 AM

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New Delhi:

In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus, the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP Board) has stopped the evaluation of Class 10 and class 12 answer sheet. Informing about the development, the UP Board Secretary Nina Srivastava said that the evaluation of answer sheet that started on March 16 has been kept on hold. The new date will be announced later.

With this, the candidates can expect the declaration of the results to be delayed. The UP Board’s Intermediate examination concluded on Friday as more than 4.70 lakh students skipped the board’s High School and Intermediate exams this year.

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The Board secretary Nina Srivastava said that the UP High Board school examination had concluded on March 3 itself. She said that a total 4,70,864 examinees skipped High School and Intermediate examinations while 400 were caught using unfair means during the entire examination period. The Board lodged FIRs against a total of 233 people for using or promoting unfair means during the examinations.

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District wise, top five districts with maximum count of examinees, caught cheating during the Board examinations, include Mathura (54), Aligarh (38), Firozabad (10), Kaushambi (9) and Hathras (8).

The high school examination was held in 12 days while Intermediate examination was held in 15 days.

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First Published : 18 Mar 2020, 12:06:00 AM