Annual Plus II Exams: CHSE Allows Wristwatch, No Smartwatch For Students
Bhubaneswar: With the annual Plus II examinations in Odisha just five days away, the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Saturday released a clarification stating that under no circumstances will a student wearing a smart watch be allowed to enter the examination hall.
“However, students wearing analogue watches will be allowed inside the examination hall,” CHSE Chairman Amarendra Kumar Patnaik told the media here.
Talking about the steps the Council has taken to curb malpractice, he said three-tier security arrangements have been made in all the examination centres.
Asked about the measures the council has taken to ensure that question papers are not leaked, he said on the day of the examination, the question papers from the hubs to the examination centres will arrive by 9.30 am amid tight security.
Besides, CCTV cameras will be installed at all the examination centres. “Out of a total 1,091 centres, CCTV cameras have already been installed at 937 centres.
A total of 3,69,000 students of Arts, Science, Commerce and Vocational Education will write the examination, which will conclude on March 30.