II PU student impersonates in SSLC exam, held

II PU student impersonates in SSLC exam, held

Officials from the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) on Monday caught a meritorious second-year PU (Science) student impersonating a SSLC student during the mathematics exam at Marathahalli in Bengaluru.

Prakash, a student of class 12 at a reputed private college, who was to take his II PU Chemistry re-exam on April 12, was caught impersonating a class 10 student Gaurav of Vimanapura High School.

Based on a tip off from “someone close to them”,  Block Education Officer, Benglauru South-4, S M Ramesh visited the school and caught Prakash impersonating Gaurav.
Later, the HAL police was informed about the incident who arrested Prakash.  
The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board will debar Gaurav from appearing for any further exams.

According to officials, the class 10 student, Gaurav, is a repeater. Prakash is also said to had also written the science paper for him on April 1.


Prakash was wooed into writing the paper for Gaurav by Gaurav’s father Krishnamurthy.
The BEO said that Prakash was a former student of Krishnamurthy who works as a Physical Education teacher in HAL High School.

“Prakash was a bright

student. He had scored 90% in his class 10 exams. It was after Krishnamurthy asked him to write that exams on behalf of his son that he did so. He might not be able to take up the upcoming Chemistry exam” said an official.

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