Hyderabad, March 6 : As many as 75,091 students or 7.26 per cent of a total of 10,33,588 candidates abstained from the First Year Intermediate Public Examination that began across the State on Wednesday.
The candidates appeared for Telugu paper – I, Sanskrit Paper – I, Hindi Paper – I, Urdu Paper – I and Arabic Paper – I exam. A total of 21cases of malpractice were also booked across the State.
The Board of Intermediate Education has sent Observers to Nalgonda, Medak and Ranga Reddy, Hyderabad, and Mahaboobnagar Districts. The examination has been conducted peacefully without any untoward incident.
All the Regional Inspection Officers were instructed to see that the Xerox machines in the Colleges, Schools and Degree colleges attached to the examination centres and other Xerox centres in the vicinity of the examination centres should remain closed during the examination hours with the help of the local MRO and Police officials.
Meanwhile, in an unfortunate incident, a first-year inter student committed suicide by hanging at Sangupeta in Andole mandal of Medak district on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased, 16-year-old Sai Kumar, was reportedly denied hall ticket by his college for his first-year intermediate examinations. Police have registered a case and began investigations. INN