UP Board Warns Students Against Mark Fraud

Khushbu Kumari Jha
UP Board Warns Students Against Mark Fraud
UP Board Warns Students Against Mark Fraud

Stay alert! Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council warns students against fraudulent schemes promising to increase exam marks. Learn how to avoid falling victim to scams.

In a concerning development, the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council has issued a warning to students who recently appeared for the 10th and 12th board examinations. Reports suggest that students are being targeted by fraudulent individuals who promise to increase their marks in exchange for money.

The council, based in Prayagraj, has urged students to remain vigilant and cautious amid such scams. According to a letter released by the council, students are receiving calls on their mobile phones, enticing them with offers to manipulate their exam results.

The advisory emphasizes the importance of not succumbing to these fraudulent schemes. It highlights the prevalence of cybercriminals who are actively deceiving students and their parents through phone calls. To combat this issue, individuals are advised to be wary of any suspicious calls and promptly report them to the District School Inspector. Furthermore, the council has taken the step of filing FIRs against perpetrators of such scams.

The warning comes in the wake of the conclusion of the 10th and 12th board examinations conducted by the UP Board. The exams, which commenced on February 22nd, concluded on March 9th, with a total of 8,273 examination centers established across the state. In the 10th-grade exams, 29,47,311 candidates were registered, with 1,84,986 candidates abstaining from the exams. Similarly, 25,77,997 candidates registered for the 12th-grade exams, with 1,39,022 candidates not appearing for the exams. The evaluation process has been completed, and students are now eagerly awaiting their results.

The warning from the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council serves as a reminder for students to exercise caution and refrain from engaging with fraudulent individuals who seek to exploit their academic aspirations.