The re-examination for Karnataka II PUC Chemistry has been rescheduled on March 31, 2016. The examination is rescheduled as the question paper was leaked in some cities and towns.
Students who have written the examination honestly are not happy with the decision of re-examination. Students have addressed the concern, as they will have to face wrath due to a few wrong doing students and study again for the same examination. Moreover, the re-exam is just after the first language Kannada paper.
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The examination was held on Monday, March 21, 2016. The Department of Pre-University Education, Karanataka cancelled the chemistry exam as the question paper was leaked, which came across as a shock to thousands of II PUC students.
"We cancelled the second PU chemistry exam conducted earlier in the day after we learnt that its question paper was leaked in some cities and towns," PU department director Pallavi Akruthi told IANS here.
Around 1.74 lakh students took the science subject exam though a majority of them were unaware that their question paper in English and Kannada was leaked at some centres and got circulated to other centres by noon.
Preliminary inquiry revealed that the paper was leaked near an exam centre in a women's college at Ballari, about 330km from Bengaluru, and at a state-run college at Malur in Kolar district, 50km from here.
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"We have suspended chief superintendents and their deputies at both the exam centres pending inquiry. By the time we could collect the details, the exam got over by afternoon," Akruthi added.
The PUC exams in the state, equivalent to second year intermediate course or 12th class in central schools, began on March 11 across the state, with 6.5 lakh students appearing in this academic year.
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