CGBSE prevents teachers from taking electronic gadgets to examination hall

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 14 Feb 2018 11:27:22

Staff Reporter

In a major development, Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) decided to prevent teachers from taking electronics gadgets to the examination hall. Till date, students are prevented from doing so. In a meeting held on Tuesday, CGBSE took the said decision barring teachers from using mobile phones, Bluetooth, earphone etc in the examination hall. It needs to be mentioned, the class X and XII final examination of the CGBSE will be commencing from March 5.
CGBSE member Sanjay Joshi said that he had presented a number suggestions before the board members and officials and ban on mobile phones and other electronic gadgets for teachers was on priority.

Joshi further suggested deploy a competent authority of the district administration as observer during the examination. Joshi also complained in the meeting that the thana in-charges was not sending their staff to the examination centres of their respective areas despite an order from the DGP and Superintendents of Police.

He further demanded from the chairman of the CGBSE to ask the superintendents of the examination centres to ensure comfort for the specially abled students. According to Joshi, the board accepted all these demands.

Out of 2080 examination centres made last year, six examination centres were closed for this year due to different reasons, reducing the number of centre to 2074. However, the CGBSE added 81 new centres to the list taking total number of centres to 2155. The 81 centres include highest 11 in Durg district. According to information, around 4.12 lakh students are appearing for Class X examination while around 2.20 lakh students will be appearing for class XII examination. As many as 122 sensitive and 37 hyper sensitive examination centres have been identified in the state.