KARACHI – Sindh's education system is on the edge as the third paper, this time a mathematics question paper was leaked 30 minutes before the exam in the country’s largest metropolis.
The exam was scheduled to start at 9:30 am but the question paper was available before 9 am on social media other than the private messaging applications. Local news channels reported that despite the cancellation of the exam, it went ahead with the same question paper.
On Tuesday, Chemistry papers in the Science group and Civics papers in the General group were leaked minutes before the exam. It was the responsibility of the education board in stopping the questions papers from leaking.
The Sindh government has reportedly taken strong notice and summoned the controller examination of Board of Secondary Education Karachi who assured Adviser Nisar Khoro of taking corrective measures following the mismanagement and chaos during the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examination 2021,
However, no improvement was observed today when the third paper in the province was leaked too. Earlier on Monday, Karachi board chairman Syed Sharaf Ali Shah alleged control officers for leaking the paper and delay in the delivery of the questionnaire.
It was also revealed that the paper started late at several examination centers where the students and their parents expressed resentment over the poor arrangements.
On Monday, the Karachi matric board chairperson while commenting on the leaking of the question paper said: “I'm not aware of any such thing yet but if it has happened, we would investigate the matter.”
Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.
In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.
On Saturday, Euro stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.
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