Students who put any religious signs or numbers like 'Om'
and '786' on answer sheets while appearing for high school and intermediate
examinations have been directed by the UP Board (Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad)
not to do so.
If students violate these directives, then they would be
disqualified from the examination. The main objective is to keep religion away
from the examination process and also, to keep the religion of the examinees a
secret from the examiners.
As per a report, the board has also directed the examination
superintendents to check that students do not carry any electronic gadget for
copying in the exams.
The candidates also need to carry original registration card
of Class 9 and Class 11 issued to them at the time of taking admission to Class
10 and 12.
If any student fails to abide by any of these directives,
then he/she might be disqualified from taking current year examination or
From February 18th, the UP Board high school and
intermediate examinations for the year 2016 will start. The exams would end by
Out of 67,93,034 students who have registered themselves,
3,749,977 students will be appearing for high school and 3,043,057 students for