Jamshedpur : Administration is gearing up to organise Matric and Intermediate examination under strict vigil. Principals of colleges and centre superintendents of high school met the DC Amitabh Kaushal regarding the upcoming matriculation and intermediate examination which will begin on Feb 21. About 25310 students in matriculation and 22770 students in intermediate will appear this year across 67 and 26 centres across the East Singhbhum district.
Kaushal conducted a meeting with all the centre superintendents to discuss about the needs of the centres and also to discuss the do’s and dont’s especially for teachers.
“The meeting mainly discussed about the needs of various centres with particular stress on desks and benches and invigilators so that students do not face any difficulty while appearing for examination and that proper invigilation is also conducted. We have been strictly asked not to allow cellphones in the campus,” said Awdhesh Singh.
While many opted for invigilators, many also required benches to make students comfortable. About 50 centre superintendent for matriculation discussed problems with SDO for about 45 minutes. Principals of colleges and intermediate colleges too were present at the meeting. About 20 principals attended the meeting for about an hour.
“The meeting was organised to make sure that the examination for both matric and intermediate transparent and free of anomalies. So we had called the centre superintendent and principals of various colleges to clarify their doubts and discuss their infratsructure related requirements,” said Kumar.
The meeting decided that all invigilators have to sign a declaration saying that they would sign an oath to make the system transparent. The invigilators will have to do their duty with their ID cards. Students will not be allowed with cell phones. If found, they will be
kept with the security officials. There will be sufficient number of policemen at one centre and a patrolling officer for three centres.
Foolproof security arrangements have been made for exams. The district administration has already deputed static magistrates in each of the examination centres while there will be 18 zonal magistrates who would look into the smooth examinations. There would be five to six magistrates who would be patrolling the centres for surprise checking.
“The meeting was organised to make sure that the examination for both matric and intermediate transparent and fair. So we had called the centre superintendent and principals of various colleges to clarify their doubts. We have tried our level best to ensure safety for teachers and students. I hope the results would be better both for matriculation and intermediate,” said an official.