Khuhro takes exception to violation of section 144 around examination centres

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Education, Nisar Ahmad Khuhro has taken strong exception to violation of section 144 imposed around designated examination centres for students appearing in class nine and ten exams in the province.

Education department officials here on Wednesday said the minister holding concerned boards responsible for examination papers being leaked, instances of cheating during exams, late arrival of question papers to the centres, has ordered the concerned authorities
to submit a detailed report about these discrepancies.

The minister in his surprise visit to few of the examination centres also expressed his annoyance about photo copy shops found functioning around these centres, even during examination hours, Nisar Ahmad Khuhro said cheating and copying culture is a major
nuisance for the students themselves and the boards’ administration need to take fool proof measures to address the situation.

He said due action would also be taken against all those found responsible to disturb the environment required at any examination centre.