Due to the multiple allegations and reports of paper leaking during the Maharashtra SSC exams 2022 and
The Minister took to Twitter to announce the decision regarding the ‘de-recognition’ of schools if they are found to be involved in paper leaks for the
If schools are found to be involved in paper leaks, cheating and other misconduct, they will be de-recognized by the board. “I would like to say here that if such misconduct is found in other schools, they will also be severely punished,” she added.
The State Education Board has also issued a series of guidelines to follow in the event of irregularities. “Some new measures have been designed to prevent irregularities in the State Council’s E-10 and E-12 exams. This information was given to the Legislative Council,” the minister tweeted.
According to the tweeted report, notices were sent to schools regarding any irregularities and misconduct. Students must now come to the exam center one hour before the start of the HSC, SSC exam. Mobile phones and any other electronic device are prohibited in the center for students and teachers, supervisors.
These regulations came into effect after students, parents and teachers reported instances of massive cheating and alleged paper leaks since the start of Maharashtra HSC exams 2022 on March 4, 2022. After students reported difficulties in the English exam, it was alleged that the Chemistry and Physics articles were also leaked. In response to this, Varsha Gaikwad said that “there was no paper leaking”.
Maharashtra HSC exams are scheduled to end on April 7, 2022 and Maharashtra SSC exams started on March 15, 2022 and will end on April 4, 2022.