Bhubaneswar: The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) has come up with a set of 12-point guidelines for ensuring smooth conduct of annual Plus II examinations scheduled to begin on March 7.
This year the council has put emphasis to curb question paper leak and cheatings at the examination centres, informed deputy controller of examinations Prabodh Kumar Panda.
According to the guidelines, students, invigilators and the peon will not carry mobile phones to the examination halls. Similarly, they are also barred to carry any electronic gadgets to the hall.
However, some students, basically differently-abled kids can carry such gadgets with special permission, Panda said.
The authorities, peons, teachers and invigilators will submit their cell phones to the centre superintendent before examination starts. The centre superintendent will arrange a clerk room, where teachers can make emergency phone calls, whose record will be maintained in a file.
In addition, the council has also issued guidelines for the examination squads.
On the other hand, the students have been asked to enter the examination hall before 30 minutes and the seating arrangements would alert to them 15 minutes before the examination.
The examination superintendent would seek the help of police if a massive gathering of the parents and local residents is seen near the examination centres. The examination centre authorities are also asked to arrange drinking water facilities at the examination halls.
Moreover, each student would be allowed two minutes for going out to attained nature’s call during the examination by deposing the question and answer sheet at the invigilator’s desk.
Strict action would be taken against the teachers if found using mobile phones, the council said.
The council has also asked the examination superintendents to record all the happenings of examination days and will also guide the students not to engage themselves into any disturbances after examination.