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No malpractice reported from Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri districts

A teacher appears for Plus-Two examination on behalf of a visually challenged student at the St. Annes Girls Higher Secondary School in Krishnagiri on Friday.– Photo: N. Bashkaran
A teacher appears for Plus-Two examination on behalf of a visually challenged student at the St. Annes Girls Higher Secondary School in Krishnagiri on Friday.– Photo: N. Bashkaran

The Plus-Two examinations began with language paper here on Friday. No incidents of malpractices were reported from any part of the two districts, said respective Chief Educational Officers here on Friday. Twenty-one teachers appeared as scribes for the blind and differently-abled students in the districts.

Nearly 40,855 students were enrolled for appearing for the Plus-Two examinations at 81 centres in the two districts.

Total number of candidates in Krishnagiri revenue district was 19,906. As many as 72 flying squads monitored the examinations in the two districts.

In Dharmapuri district, 20,949 candidates, including private candidates, were to appear for the examinations at 44 centres in the district.

As many as 1,400 teachers and revenue officials, including 80 flying squads, were monitoring the examination.

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Over 38,000 students took the Plus Two examinations at 80 centres in the district on Friday.

As many as 17,542 boys, 18,697 girls from 235 schools and 1,772 students who have registered privately took the Language First Paper (Tamil/ Hindi/ French/ Urdu/ Telugu/ Malayalam) between 10 a.m. and 1.15 p.m. A total of 25 flying squads with 120 teaching staff as members inspected examination centres across the district to prevent students indulging in malpractices.

Generators

Facilities like drinking water and generators were provided at the centres and use of sound horns or music systems near the centre was also banned by the district administration.

The examination centres have been declared as prohibited area and entry of people has been restricted during the exam timings.

Collector K. Maharabushanam along with officials from Education Department inspected Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Gugai.

Question papers were kept safely at 11 centres across the district and armed policemen provided security to the rooms.

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