Nagpur: The HSC examination of Maharashtra State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) will begin from February 18. More than 1.64 lakh students will appear for the examination from Nagpur division. This will include 83,800 boys and more than 80,500 girl students.
On Tuesday, the Nagpur divisional board was busy whole day for the preparation of the examination commencing from Thursday. The question papers and the related examination material were sent to the respective examination centres. According to sources, the divisional officers are keeping a tight vigil on the examination centres in the remote areas. Last year, shortage of question papers were reported in some of the remote areas. The centre officials had to contact the police department for help as they had no proper communication facility to contact the board officials. To avoid such situation, the number of questions papers will be increased in the remote areas.
The board has formed special flying squads to check cheating in the sensitive examination centres. Around 42 flying squads have been formed to check the cheating menace.
A vigilance squad has also been formed under the supervision of district collector. This squad will include district collectors, superintendent of police (rural), primary and high school education officers and higher officials from Zilla parishad.
Divisional board secretary Sevakar Dupare informed that 3 special flying squads have been formed which will keep a thorough check on the cheating at various examination centres.