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97 Squads formed to stop Malpractice in Odisha Matric Exam

Bhubaneswar, Feb 14: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) has formed 97 squads to stop malpractice in the annual high school certificate (HSC) examinations in Odisha.

The initiative was taken to conduct the exam in discipline manner to avoid any unwanted situation.

According to reports, the Board formed 57 squads that will be led by the District Education Officer (DEO) in each district, another 40 central squads that comprise Board members and employees who will visit the exam centres across the state.

The matric exam is scheduled to begin from Feb 23. Around 150 exam centres have been identified as sensitive in the state. The squads will make visit frequently to those centres.

The question papers of the exams have already been despatched to all 302 nodal centres in the first phase.

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