HSC question paper viral: ABVP activists barge into BSE office

Cuttack: ABVP activists on Tuesday barged into the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) office in Odisha’s Cuttack demanding immediate action against the accused persons, who made the HSC question papers viral on social media.

Tension prevailed in the BSE after a large number of ABVP activists barged into the office. They demanded immediate action against those responsible for the viral of question papers of the High School Certificate examinations.

Police personnel along with Cuttack DCP Akhilesvar Singh rushed to the spot and brought the ABVP activists out from the office building.

Meanwhile, the Crime Branch started an investigation to find out under what circumstances and by whom Odia and English question papers were made viral on social media.

Notably, after the question paper of Odia subject was made viral on WhatsApp on February 23 followed by English on February 26, almost an hour after the commencement of the exams, the state government ordered a Crime Branch probe.

Students write answers of objective multiple choice questions in OMR sheets from 9 am to 10 am in first sitting and in the second sitting they write subjective answers in question cum answer booklet from 10 am to 11.30 am.

The question papers are made viral after completion of the first sitting of the exam.