KARACHI: The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) after re-structuring its examination system through policy and systematic changes and technology upgradation was fully prepared to resist all methods of cheating and tempering in exams despite different kinds of pressures and interventions.
The corrective measures included selection of the best located schools with better infrastructure and secured environment as examination centres for ninth and tenth classes. The examination hours had also been changed to afternoon to use the best available institutions without disturbing their academic activities in the morning, BSEK Chairman Professor Dr Saeeduddin said while talking to APP.
The annual examinations of ninth and tenth classes of science and general groups were scheduled to begin on March 28.
The chairman said that BSEK, in addition to taking various steps at its end, had succeeded in getting maximum support from the law enforcement agencies and the concerned government departments to stop the use of unfair means in the examinations and to maintain peaceful atmosphere during the exam hours.
“In response to the board’s letter, the home secretary had assured us the provision of full security at and around the examination centres. Rangers authorities also guaranteed maximum patrolling around the centres,” he added.