The Committee was constituted on Friday by the Council and will be supervised by the Director of Education (Schools). The examinations have been annulled until further notice by the Council of Higher Secondary Education.
The Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur has constituted a three-member committee to investigate the purported question paper leak of class 11 final examinations. The question papers of the Maths, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Manipuri language examinations were leaked before the commencement of the Class 12 Board examinations, according to various sources. The examinations have been annulled until further notice by the Council of Higher Secondary Education. The committee was constituted on Friday by the Council and will be supervised by the Director of Education (Schools). Apart from this, Additional Director of Education (Schools), the Deputy Secretary in the Education Department will also be a part of the three-member committee.
The committee will be accountable for searching the details and situations which lead to the leak of the question paper. The committee will also review the technical gaps on the part of the COHSEM and any individual involved in the leak of the question paper. The committee will also be accountable for suggesting precautionary procedures to evade such instances of question paper leaks in the coming future. The Class 11 Final examinations which began on February 17, 2020, were annulled after the incident of question paper leak. The council has ordered principals of the affiliated schools to give back the question papers in their original forms as received by February 24, 2020.
The Manipur Board has established that it will be implementing strict measures against those accountable for leaking the question papers. The board has also informed that the private institutions which are held connected with the leaking of the question paper will have their affiliations taken back. The Chairman of the board has also declared that the principals of the schools which do not abide by the guidelines of the Council will be held accountable separately for the leaking of the question papers.