According to the Yogi Adityanath government, the UP Board Class 12th English paper has been leaked, and the exam has been cancelled in as many as 24 districts (March 30, 2022).
The UP Board Class 12th English test was set to take place today at 2 p.m., but it was postponed after the question paper was leaked in the Ballia area.
In 24 districts, the UP Board's Class 12 English exam has been cancelled.
The following districts have had their UP Board Class 12th English exams cancelled:
Agra, Mainpuri, Mathura, Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Bagpat, Badaun, Shahjahanpur, Unnao, Sitapur, Lalitpur, Mahoba, Jalaun, Chitrakoot, Ambedkarnagar, Pratapgarh
The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) has begun conducting high school and intermediate examinations in the state beginning March 24. The high school exams were scheduled to take place over 12 working days, while the intermediate exams were scheduled to take place over 15 working days.
This year, a total of 27,81,654 pupils have registered for Class 10 exams, with 12,28,456 females and 15,53,198 males. In contrast, 24,11,035 pupils have registered for Class 12 this year, with 10,86,835 female students and 13,24,200 male students.
In total, 51,92,689 students have signed up for the 2022 UP board exams.
UP Board Exams 2022: The UP government would file a complaint with the National Security Agency (NSA) against individuals participating in the copying racket.
Prior to the start of the exams, the Uttar Pradesh government announced that those engaging in an organised copying racket in the UP Board of Secondary Education's high school and intermediate exams will face legal punishment under the National Security Act (NSA).
Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra delivered the directions through video conference to all divisional commissioners, police commissioners, district magistrates, and SSPs.
He had previously stated that zonal and sector magistrates should be delegated to districts to conduct copying-free examinations, as well as inspect and monitor examination centres on a regular basis.
The officer had stated that anybody involved in an organised copying ring should be prosecuted under the NSA, with specific emphasis paid to those disseminating rumours.
Each examination hall has also been outfitted with CCTV cameras.