Orders for the conduct of Intermediate public examinations programmed to be carried from February 27 have been made and all the officials involved fully prepared to carry them smoothly in Chittoor district.
The Regional Inspection Officer (RIO) M Krishnaiah convened meetings with the officials and gave directions to them to take all precautions to prevent violations. The question papers were moved to the storage points on Sunday.
He told that the finals will be carried in 133 centres in the district where 52,975 candidates will appear for the first year while 54,742 for second year examinations. A video conference with all staff concerned in the manner was held on February 22 and a review meeting was held with officials in Tirupati on Saturday. The Joint Collector – II A Kamala Kumari held a meeting recently in Chittoor and studied the arrangements.
Examinations will be held from 9 a.m to 12 noon for which the students should reach their particular centres by 8.30 a.m and steps were exerted to assure proper lighting, water and toilet facilities. Electricity department officials will see that there would be no power shortage between 8 a.m to 12.30 p.m.
All the centres were furnished with CC cameras and special focus will be laid on 12 problematic centres and six self-centres. Protection will be granted at all centres and 144 section will be in vogue during the examination time around the centres. Four flying squads, 14 sitting squads, four district examination committee members and one high power committee will oversee the examinations and see that no violations are carried out, said the RIO.
From the district medical and health department, one ANM will be made accessible at each of the exam centres. Chairs and tables are provided at all examination centres. If any government college is in the deficit of tables they can bring them from any one of the government school nearby.
The RIO has urged the management of private and corporate colleges of taking stringent action if they refuse hall ticket to any of the students even if they have fee dues. If any student or parents make a complaint in this regard departmental action will be initiated on the management. Any objections can be made at the Intermediate examinations control room (Phone number: 0877 2237200), he said.