Tiruchi Bureau

Copying will invite stern action, Collectors warn students

THANJAVUR: Collector C. Vijayaraj Kumar has warned that stern action would be taken against Plus Two students who indulge in any kind of malpractice in the examination hall.

After inspecting some of the examination centres here where the examinations began on Monday, he said that a total of 20,948 students were appearing for the Plus Two examinations this year in Thanjavur revenue district, which comprises of Thanjavur and Pattukottai education districts.

In Thanjavur education district 6497 boys and 7925 girls were writing the examinations. In Pattukottai 2936 boys and 3591 girls were writing the examinations.

Students from 145 schools were taking the examinations in 55 centres, 36 in Thanjavur education district and 19 in Pattukottai education district. A duration of 10 minutes has been given additionally to go through the question papers. The Collector along with A.S. Radhakrishnan, Chief Educational Officer, V. Kumar, District Education Officer visited St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Blake Higher Secondary School, St. Antony’s Higher Secondary School, and Rajah’s Higher Secondary School.

Nagapattinam

Plus Two public examinations began here on Monday with strict vigilance and three flying squads headed by Chief Educational Officer and two District Educational Officers made surprise checks at several examination centres in the district.

A. Annadurai, District Revenue Officer, Nagapattinam, along with officials inspected some of the examination centres in the district.

G. Arockiasamy, CEO, Nagapattinam, told that girls outnumbered boys in the number of candidates appearing for the Plus Two public examinations in the district. As many as 13,033 students (5,843 boys and 7,190 girls) were taking the examinations in 38 centres in the Nagapattinam revenue district comprising two educational districts of Nagapattinam and Mayiladuturai.

He said that stern action would be taken against students found copying in the examination.

Pudukottai

A total of 11,328 students, including 5,329 boys and 5,999 girls, appeared for the Plus Two examinations held at 33 centres in the district comprising Pudukottai and Aranthangi educational districts. While 5,909 candidates took the examination at 18 centres in the Pudukottai educational district, 5,419 students appeared for the examination at 15 centres in the Aranthangi educational district.

Flying squads, led by the Chief Educational Officer T. Periyasamy, have been constituted to check malpractices.

Perambalur

In Perambalur district, a total of 4,689 students, 2,500 boys and 2,189 girls, sat for the examinations held in 15 centres.

The Collector, Anil Meshram, inspected the arrangements made for the examination at the Government Higher Secondary School in Perambalur.

The District Revenue Officer, P. Sankar, who accompanied him, explained the special arrangements made for the smooth conduct of the examination.

Ariyalur

In Ariyalur district, a total of 6,190 candidates, 3,137 boys and 3,053 girls, took the Plus Two examinations held at 18 centres in the district.

Flying squads, led by the Chief Educational Officer, Perambalur, N.K. Rajarajan, and the District Education Officer (in-charge), Perambalur, M. Rajendran; the District Education Officer, Ariyalur, M. Pazhanisamy, and the District Education Officer (in-charge), Udayarpalayam, T. Tamizharasan, have been formed to conduct surprise checks.

More In: TAMIL NADU | NATIONAL