Ensuring no use of unfair means, Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) is considering live webcasting CCTV feed from all exam centers in the 2020 board exams.
While infrastructural feasibility of doing so is being assessed, the initiative will be a major step in implementing anti-cheating measures by the state government.
In a bid to curtail use of unfair means by students, new software has been designed to check the menace of copying in the Uttar Pradesh board exam 2019 scheduled to begin from February 9 next year.
The software has reportedly detected fake registrations. Due to which the board is all set to nix registration of more than 12,888 students who appeared for UP Board Exam 2019.
According to reports, UP board has decided to prepare a list of schools based on proper infrastructure including fire extinguishers, CCTV cameras and other facilities.
Once the merit list is finalised, schools having the secured the maximum marks will be considered for examination centres.
“Owing to efforts of the UP government, use of unfair means has stopped, and the number of students studying in government schools has increased by 18-20 per cent,” Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma told PTI during an interview in Lucknow.
While 8071 centers selected for the UP Board Examination, a total of 57.87 lakh students to take the exam.