Odisha Matric Exam Question Paper Leak, Authorities Deny Allegation In Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Amid the ongoing matriculation examinations underway across Odisha, some question papers were alleged to have leaked from a centre in Nabarangpur district on Tuesday.

The authorities, however, denied the allegation saying no such incident has taken place and the matter is being thoroughly investigated.

As the examination was in progress, it was alleged that Hindi and Sanskrit question papers had been leaked from Bikrampur High School in Nabarangpur Sadar block area and the questions had gone viral on social media.

However, Headmistress of Bikrampur High School, Sujata Mohapatra told reporters that no question paper was found to have leaked from the centre after a thorough inquiry.

No complaint about leak of question was also received by the school, but the authorities conducted a probe following rumours about a leak, she said.

The Headmistress further made it clear that no guardian is allowed to enter the school premises during examination.

The District Education Officer (DEO) also probed the matter and found that no question had leaked from the centre, she said, adding that mobile phones of all teachers were also checked.

DEO Pradip Kumar Nag said he visited the school after receiving information about allegations and conducted an inquiry into the whole episode.

Stating that the questions being circulated do not match with this year’s question papers, he said no question paper had leaked from Bikrampur High School and the allegations were found to be incorrect.

Moreover, nobody is allowed to carry mobile phone into the school, he said, adding that presence of outsiders into the school premised was also ruled out during the examination.

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