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d-day: Collector T. Soundiah inspects the conduct of examination at St. Philomina Girls Higher Secondary School on Monday.
d-day: Collector T. Soundiah inspects the conduct of examination at St. Philomina Girls Higher Secondary School on Monday.

Staff Reporter

Students warned against copying and misbehaviour

TIRUCHI: A total number of 24,173 students in the district appeared for Tamil-1 paper, as the Plus Two Public Examination began on Monday.

Comprising 13,160 girls and 11,013 boys, the students belonging to 166 higher secondary schools took up the examination at 69 centres: 43 in Tiruchi educational district, 11 in Lalgudi educational district and 15 in Musiri educational district.

Accompanied by Chief Educational Officer K. Swaminathan, Collector T. Soundiah visited St. Philominas Girls’ Higher Secondary School and St. John Vestry Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School.

The 100 flying squads, set up by the Education Department, fanned out in different directions under the supervision of district educational officers. The department roped in 1,301 teachers for examination duty.

The department warned candidates against taking printed books, notes and manuscripts into the examination hall. Stringent action would be taken if candidates attempted to copy, misbehaved with invigilators or substituted answer books, it said.

Candidates found impersonating would be debarred from appearing for the examination for the next five years, the department said.

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