Recently, two Intermediate examination papers have been disclosed online, positioning enticement in the way of deceitful students and examiners.
Tech Gadgets Assisting Lahore Students in Cheating During Exams
The process of Intermediate Annual Examination 2016 in Punjab was dubitable in dispute when the English paper was leaked. The dilemma extended after it was exposed that a picture of the question paper was available online via a mobile phone app, WhatsApp. Sources revealed that the paper was available online for students at a price of Rs 10,000.
The education board officials started an inquiry in the matter after which the paper came into the hold of unidentified number of students.
Police lodged an FIR against unknown individuals as well after Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif desired an account from the Higher Education department over the paper exposure.
According to an authoritative of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore, anonymous individuals had retrieved and shared photographs of the question paper from the examination center.
“An FIR has been registered against unidentified culprits at the Civil Lines police station.”
The statement revealed.
It was still uncertain whether the BISE will now annul the ‘corrupt’ exam or not.
An identical incident occurred in Karachi as well when Intermediate Part-II Mathematics question paper was disclosed before the exam.
Whereas cheating has been a trouble in Pakistani schools and colleges, the use of social media has taken the wrongful proceeding to a complete new level.
Dishonesty or using unethical means in exam is stringently forbidden in the country’s education setup. From a very young age, Pakistanis are trained to be cordial, permissive, respectful, and to avert affray.
But educators are of the view that cheating has prospered because of an education system that makes exam scores the only precedent for apprising a student’s aptitude and authorizing admission into places of higher education.
Due to this reason cheating is gaining inclination in Pakistan. And it sounds that there is no limit to the magnitude students will go to get grades.