UP Board 10th, 12th exams 2019: Over 3.12 lakh students have skipped their papers
Strict measures put in place to check mass copying resulted in 2.72 lakh candidates skipping their paper on day 3 of the UP Board examinations on Tuesday, said officials. So far, 3,12,844 candidates have skipped the High School and Intermediate exam this year, as per the data released by UP Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad that conducts the exams. “On Tuesday, 2,72,452 students did not turn up to write their exam. This is the highest number of students who skipped the paper on a single day this year. Prior to this, 40,392 students had skipped the UP Board exam on its second day on Friday. In all, 3,12,844 students stayed away from the Board exam this year,” said Neena Srivastava, secretary, UP Board.