Students Beware! Copying Is A Crime Now!
July 11, 2017
The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to introduce an ‘anti-copying’ bill in the upcoming assembly session to check for cheating in the state examinations.
The move is UP’s bid to improve the education system in the state. This comes after 5,94,503 candidates registered for class 10th and 12th examinations in 2017, left the exam hall midway due to strictness. Further, as many as 1,862 candidates were found cheating in the exams. A significant 60, 61,034 candidates had registered for the high school and intermediate examinations in the state this year.
Briefing the media after a conference of vice-chancellors from state universities on July 6th, 2017 at Lucknow, deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma said the government will bring in an anti-copying bill in the coming assembly session. A committee formed under Prof Vinay Pathak, vice-chancellor, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, will submit a detailed proposal to the state government, the VCs had decided.
OTHER EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES
UP will also get its first skill development university for improved employability of students. The VCs also proposed a common minimum curriculum for state universities while Aadhar will be made compulsory for admission. The virtual classroom, smart classes, and e-learning will also be adopted.