BSEK takes notice of sensitive centres
Karachi, April 23(The News): The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) has declared some remote areas
of the metropolis as highly sensitive for examination centres for the SSC
Part-II examinations, sources in the education department disclosed.
city areas, declared sensitive include Orangi Town, Korangi, Landhi,
Gushan-e-Hadeed, some examination centres in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Lyari, Dumba Goth
and other far-flung areas. These complaints were lodged by Sharf-uz-Zaman of
Private School Management Association to the Controller of Examination. He also
requested Special Vigilant Team for conducting raid to various examination
centres of the metropolis.
The report presented to the Controller of
Examination revealed that students were being harassed and the conduct of
examination was not transparent. In their report, an SVT headed by
Sharf-uz-Zaman, Abu Fazal Rahim and Mohammad Umer said that they received
complains about the examination centre No-40 Pre-Grammar School Sector-16
Gulshan-e-Ahbab, Orangi Town that students were being harassed by the
The SVT reached the said centre but were not initially
allowed by the invigilators to visit the centre. After a protest, the team was
allowed to enter the centre where they found a classroom locked from inside. The
SVT found five students solving their papers in the room.
The SVT also
learnt that students who do not accept the 'golden offer' will go first for a
thorough body search by the personnel of law-enforcement agencies deployed at
the gate. These students have to go under another body search by the
invigilators and then by the principal himself.
The report disclosed that
policemen patrolling in the examination rooms and corridors with TT pistols in
their hands were a constant source of harassment for the students. It added that
those who accepted the 'golden offer' and prepared to cooperate were taken to
separate rooms and allowed to solve their papers there with complete freedom of
The written complaints against Royal Educational Grammar
School, Orangi, Little Flower's English Secondary School, Ghaziabad, Prime Model
Secondary School, Aziz Millat High School, Orangi, were also received for
encouraging unfair means in the examinations.