Punjab scraps exams after ETT paper leak

Punjab Education Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan ordered scrapping of the papers, an official release said here.

The Minister took the step after someone brought to his notice that ETT question papers were available to some candidates much before the scheduled examination time.

The release said the Minister had noticed that the question paper of ETT exam to be held on May 11 at 2 pm was available with some students in the morning itself.

Similarly, the question paper of examination to be held today in the afternoon was available with the students hours before its commencement.

Sekhwan has asked Sanjay Popli, Additional Secretary Education, to hold an inquiry into the whole episode and register criminal case against those found guilty.

He has also barred State Council of Education Research and Training from holding the ETT exams till further orders.

Around 3,000 candidates are appearing in the exam.

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