BENGALURU: About 50 students of a pre-college university in Karnataka were forced to wear cartons to keep away from copying in exams, an reliable said on Saturday.
“A notice has been issued to Bhagat Pre-University College looking for cause of forcing its college students wear cardboard packing containers (cartons) at the same time as writing assessments to prevent them from copying,” a Haveri district Deputy Director of Public Instruction (DDPI) legitimate informed IANS on phone.
Haveri is 335 km from Bengaluru within the nation’s northwest region.
The stunning incident, which happened on Wednesday, came to light while a video clip showing college students of the co-educated private college writing the assessments carrying cartons ostensibly to prevent them copying went viral at the social media on Friday.
The students have been writing papers in economics and chemistry topics as part of the mid-time period checks, carried out in their classroom.
“Whatever be the purpose, they (college students) can not be made to wear cartons for writing exams. There isn’t any rule or recommendation from us,” said the legit.
The the front side of the cartons had been, however, had been cut for the students to respire and notice but now not peep left or right to see the solution sheets of the other students seated on the same bench.
Reacting to the incident, state Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar stated that such an strive became no longer applicable.
“Nobody has any right to treat all of us greater so students like animals. This
Defending the preventive action, university head M.B. Satish instructed the media that a college in Bihar had used a similar approach to check rampant copying throughout assessments and become extensively favored on the social media.
“We tried to look how it works as a trial and told the scholars in advance that containers could take delivery of to each of them to put on earlier than writing the exam,” he delivered.
UP faculties to mark ‘Deepotsav’
LUCKNOW: As a part of the grand ‘Deepotsav’ celebrations in Ayodhya this year, the Uttar Pradesh government has began preparations in all of the secondary and number one schools in the nation to mark the occasion.
In a directive, Director of Secondary Education Vinay Kumar Pandey told the district school inspectors to “organise the ‘Deepotsav’ programme of their respective schools”.
The directive stated: “Lights ‘diyas’ (earthen lamps) for your respective faculties on October 25 and 26. Email the total details along with the pics of the festival and the name of the college. Based in this, the nation authorities will award 51 secondary schools and 51 primary faculties for thier efforts.”
The directive similarly brought that every one the secondary schools can also be mandated to carry out a cleanliness pressure on October 25 and pics of so as to ought to sent together with the ones of ‘Deepotsav’.
Pandey said: “The nation authorities hopes that gala’s like Diwali should be celebrated on a big scale on the way to further help inculcate the factors of faith and lifestyle in the younger students.”