This Article is From Mar 22, 2012

Physics exam postponed following leak of paper

Bangalore: Lakhs of students of second yearPre-University science course in Karnataka were affected todayas their examination for Physics paper was postponed followingleak of the question paper, officials said.

The PUC board announced that today's exam has beenpostponed 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 thequestion paper leak.

Meanwhile, the PUC Board has placed 14 teachers undersuspension for leakage of question papers, according to anofficial of the Board.

Talking to reporters at Sirsi in Uttara Kannada district,Minister for Primary and Secondary Education VishweshwaraHegde Kageri said the leakage of Physics question paper wouldalso be probed by CID along with the Mathematics questionpaper leak.