Deceased, Retired Officials Assigned Duties In BISE Mardan Exams
MARDAN, 20 April: Irregularities have surfaced in assigning duties to invigilators in the FA, FSc examinations being conducted by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Mardan.
Sources said the education board also appointed some retired and deceased teachers on the exam duty. Furthermore, some teachers have been given duties at two centres at same time. The irregularities in the exam duties came to surface during the first paper on Wednesday due to which the teachers and students faced difficulties.
A case of double duty surfaced at Girls Higher Secondary School in Kalu Khan, Swabi where a female teacher was assigned for duty on two stations. Some people alleged that this was done to facilitate a specific group of girl students of a private school.
The board controller Muhammad Ali while talking to TNN admitted that mistakes have occurred while assigning exam duties. He said under the directions of the provincial education secretary, the exam duties were assigned through computarised system, but it resulted in errors. He said the data used by the computarised system also contained the names of retired and deceased officials.
However, he said more teachers were assigned duties immediately where errors were made and double duties were cancelled.