New dates for HP Board Classs 12 exams for Physics and Computer Science announced
KINNAUR– The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education has announced new dates for the class 12 board exams 2017 for Physics and Computer Science that were cancelled in wake of a paper-leak. As per the HPBOSE, the exam for Computer Science will be held on March 26 and exam for Physics is scheduled on March 29. Earlier, the exam for Physics and Computer Science were scheduled on March 15 and 21 respectively. The exams for two papers were cancelled at all 1846 exam centres following a theft of papers at the Government Senior Secondary School, Nichar in Kinnaur district on the night of March 12.
As per report, the double lock of the cupboard in the centre was broken and 60 question papers from each subject and answer sheets were missing.
The principal of the school brought the matter to notice of HPBOSE. The Deputy Commissioner of Kinnaur suspended the principal, Centre Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent and the guard. Bhawanagar police station has also registered an FIR in the matter.
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh also issued a suo motto statement in the HP Assembly regarding the paper-leak. CM informed that a proper probe will be conducted by the Director, Higher Education who will head the inquiry to establish the guilt.
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