KARACHI: Intermediate examinations for Science and Commerce groups are underway in Karachi on Tuesday (today), ARY News reports.
The inter examinations kicked off at 09:00 A.M and will continue till 12 noon. Around 2,32,000 students are giving the examinations this year which is seven per cent more than the students appeared last year.
According to Chairman Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) Anwaar Ahmadzai, special measures have been taken to curb the use of unfair means during the inter exams due to which five different versions of the same paper will be provided and the answer sequence will be different than each other.
"Answers of the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be uploaded on BIEK's website in 90 minutes after the exam has ended whereas the question papers also reached the examination centres on time", he addded.
Controller of Examinations Imran Chishti said that Section 144 has been enforced around the examination centres. He added that photocopy shops around the centres will also remain closed.
It should be noted that the inter examinations will be conducted in two stages. The first stage comprises of Science and Commerce (Regular) whereas examinations for Commerce (Private) and Arts (Regular) will be conducted in the second stage.