Jamshedpur : The matriculation and intermediate will start under tight security arrangements on February 16.
Foolproof security arrangements have been made for exams. The district administration will depute static magistrates in each of the examination centres while there were zonal magistrates who would look into the smooth examinations.A flying squad has been constituted to keep a vigil look on the examination process.
The intermediate examination would start at 2 pm and concluded at 5:15 pm. All the zones both in matric and intermediate have been deputed with zonal magistrates and continuous patrolling. Section 144 will be imposed on all the examination centres and this will continue for all days of the examination.
An official said that the department is hopeful for improvement in the matriculation results as a result of its activities throughout the year. Model question papers, extra classes, and focus on weak students was the success manta adopted.
Another official said that the number of centres has been increased to provide students a better ambience to answer their examinations to reduce the risk of malpractices for students. The district administration has restricted the use of cell phones and hi-tech digital watches for the students in the examination rooms for matriculation and intermediate.
The district education officer, East Singhbhum, R.K.P. Singh and 101 centre superintendents attended the meeting organised at the district collectorate. This year there are 25012 matric examinees who would appear from 67 centres and 19343 intermediate students at 34 centres in East Singhbhum.
“Students will not be allowed with cell phones. If found they will be kept with the security officials. There will be sufficient number of policemen at one centre and a patrolling officer for centres,” noted an official.
Students will be properly checked at the entry point and cellphones will not be allowed inside the hall. In case students are found coming with phones, they should be treated strictly and the cellphones should be kept at a safe place along with the bags.
The DEO has also asked the centre incharges to be at the treasury office on time to collect the question papers and answer sheets and also to cross check the date and the subject.