Physics exam postponed following leak of paper

Bangalore Lakhs of students of second year Pre-University science course in Karnataka were affected today as their examination for Physics paper was postponed following leak of the question paper, officials said.

The PUC board announced that today's exam has been postponed to a later date.

Three days ago, the Mathematics question paper was leaked, leading to postponing of the exam to April two,sources said.

Police have arrested three persons in connection with the question paper leak.

Meanwhile, the PUC Board has placed 14 teachers under suspension for leakage of question papers, according to an official of the Board.

Talking to reporters at Sirsi in Uttara Kannada district, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri said the leakage of Physics question paper would also be probed by CID along with the Mathematics question paper leak.
Story First Published: March 22, 2012 21:31 IST

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