Matric exams: Grade 9 paper leaked on social media

BSEK unable to confirm whether paper circulating on social media is fake or genuine

Rana Javaid
Matric students solve papers at an examination centre in Karachi on Monday, July 05, 2021. — PPI

KARACHI: The computer science paper for 9th grade was reportedly leaked on social media on the day of the exam, Geo News reported on Tuesday. 

A Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) spokesperson said that they are currently unable to confirm whether the paper circulating on social media is fake or genuine. 

The exams for grade 9 and 10 started from today. The BSEK chairman has directed the students to not bring mobile phones during the exams, warning that they will be confiscated in case of violation. 

In the morning shift, science group papers are being conducted, while the general group papers are scheduled for the second shift.

This year, the board office released online admit cards. The students can find their examination centres on the admit cards as well. 

The spokesperson said that those who submit online form can print the admit cards. He added that the students who were unable to submit exam forms for the 9th or 10th grades can do so on May 10. 

According to the spokesperson, the late exam form will have to be submitted with a Rs3,500 late fee. Moreover, the exams which are missed during this time period will be conducted later.