12/12/2015 11:47 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

UP Board Exams: CCTV Cameras To Be Installed In Class X, XII Examination Rooms

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INDORE, INDIA - MARCH 2: Due to space and furniture problems at Subhash Higher Secondary School near Badaganpati area, exam invigilator allowed two examinees to sit on a single bench during the first paper of MPBSE board on March 2, 2015 in Indore, India. This year, more than 7.75 lakh students across Madhya Pradesh would take the state board exam. (Photo by Shankar Mourya/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

MEERUT -- Surveillance cameras will be installed to monitor centres, control rooms and other places ahead of the UP state board examinations, officials said here today.

Joint Director (Education) Mahendra Dev today said that final touch is being given to preparations for conducting the examinations.

In a meeting, Board of High School and Intermediate Education Commissioner Alok Sinha today directed to install CCTV cameras at examination centres including their entrance, control rooms and at the places where question papers are kept during class X and XII exams, Dev said.

The board has established 138 examination centres in Meerut, 64 in Baghpat, 65 in Ghaziabad, 54 in Gautam Budh Nagar, 112 in Bulandshahr and 41 in Hapur, the Joint Director said.

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