Controversy On First Day Of HSLC, Question Paper Goes Viral on WhatsApp In Nagaon

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Guwahati, February 14, 2019

Amid tight security, controversy is doing rounds on the first day of the High School Leaving Certificate(HSLC) examination after the question paper went viral on the social media minutes after commencement of the examination in Nagaon district.

As per initial reports, copies of English question paper of HSLC were allegedly circulated at Nagaon’s Jajori centre over WhatsApp after 36 minutes of the examination.

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It may be mentioned that out of the 3,52,143 students appearing for the HSLC examinations this year, the Nagaon district has the highest number of candidates appearing for the examinations.

A similar incident has been reported from Cachar district in Moinul Haque Choudhury Higher Secondary School where the question papers were allegedly circulated on WhatsApp an hour after the commencement of exams.

The HSLC examinations will conclude on March 6th, 2019 and are going on in as many as 857 centres. For the first time, the barcodes have been introduced in the answer sheets.