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Punjab scraps exams after ETT paper leak

Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 20:49

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government on Thursday
scrapped the ongoing Elementary Teachers Training (ETT)
examinations, that had commenced on April 29, following paper
leak.

Punjab Education Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan ordered
scrapping of the papers, an official release said here.

The Minister took the step after someone brought to his
notice that ETT question papers were available to some
candidates much before the scheduled examination time.

The release said the Minister had noticed that the
question paper of ETT exam to be held on May 11 at 2 pm was
available with some students in the morning itself.

Similarly, the question paper of examination to be held
today in the afternoon was available with the students hours
before its commencement.

Sekhwan has asked Sanjay Popli, Additional Secretary
Education, to hold an inquiry into the whole episode and
register criminal case against those found guilty.

He has also barred State Council of Education Research and
Training from holding the ETT exams till further orders.

Around 3,000 candidates are appearing in the exam.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 20:49

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