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UP Board Exam: Class 12 Paper leaked on WhatsApp

Agra, March 1 (IANS) – The mathematics and biology question papers of the Uttar Pradesh class 12 Board exam were allegedly shared on a WhatsApp group an hour after the examinations began on Thursday. The District Inspector of Schools (DIOS), Agra, Dinesh Kumar, has lodged a complaint with the police in Agra’s Fatehpur Sikri.

The principal of Atar Singh Inter College, Rajhauli, in Kiraoli in Fathepur Sikri, his son, who works as a computer operator at the institute, and others have been named in the complaint, the FIR said. It is alleged that the question papers were posted on the WhatsApp group “All Principals Agra” by the principal’s son.

Joint Director of Secondary Education Department and Observer for the exams, Mukesh Agrawal, said, “We have formed a committee after the incident, and accordingly directed the officials concerned to take necessary steps in this regard. Legal action will be taken against those who have done this act.” The question papers were shared an hour after the exam began in the second shift, officials said.

The incident has raised concerns about the security and integrity of the examination process. Uttar Pradesh Board examinations are crucial for students’ future prospects, and any malpractice undermines the fairness of the system. Authorities need to ensure strict measures are in place to prevent such incidents from reoccurring in the future to maintain the credibility of the education system.

The case is currently under investigation, and it is expected that further action will be taken against those responsible for the alleged leak of question papers. Students and parents are eagerly awaiting updates on the situation to ensure that the examination process is conducted with transparency and fairness. Authorities are urged to address the issue promptly and take appropriate steps to prevent any similar incidents in the future.


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