Serious note taken of cheating in examinations

Karachi, June 1(The News): Sindh Chief Secretary Shakeel Durrani has taken serious note of news of widespread cheating in the ongoing SSC examinations by various regional boards throughout the province and directed relevant officials to take effective steps to stop this menace forthwith.

He issued these directives at a meeting with the Secretary, Education, Sindh, on Wednesday. He directed the Secretary, Education, to step up efforts to ensure regular vigilance on the ongoing examinations in the province besides taking effective steps through the help of departmental and district governments to ensure that the entire process beginning from distribution of papers and the conduct of the examinations was smooth and without any interference and malpractice.

The Chief Secretary said that all the DCOs should take up this matter actively on a priority basis to curb cheating. This requires not only random checking but also a proper action plan, coordination with respective boards regarding vigilance duties, and placing proper staff to ensure a smooth conduct of examinations, he


The Chief Secretary said that he did not wish to see a superficial checking by district administration but wanted supervision that was well-planned and without any interference into boards' affairs to ensure examinations without any unfair means.



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