On Tuesday, BSE Odisha canceled the English exam of the class 10th students as at three exam centers, the exam was held in "most unfair and disruptive manner." The three exam centers are located in the districts of Balangir, Dhenkanal and Cuttack, said an official.
"Based on the preliminary reports submitted by the respective district education officers (DEOs) and center superintendents, the examination committee of the Board has decided to cancel the Monday's paper of all the students who are writing their examinations at these centers,” informed BSE president Jahan Ara Begum.
The committee will take the final decision after the ongoing exams are over on March 8.
According to the reports, the students at these centers were engage in mass copying as guardians and teachers forced their way into the exam center and provided the students with the books and chits to the answers.
"Although, policemen were deployed at these centers,they were outnumbered by the intruders," the BSE president said quoting available reports.
The Board has made clear that remaining exams will be conducted as scheduled and adequate police arrangements will be made under Section 144 of CrPC.