Seventy-nine students were debarred after they were reportedly caught copying in the second-year pre-university examination on Thursday. Fourteen were from Bijapur district, 10 from Tumkur, nine from Gadag, eight each from Gulbarga and Kolar, five from Belgaum, four from Shimoga and three each from Mysore and Bagalkot district, according to a press release.

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