LAHORE :04 March: The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) matriculation (Class 10th) annual examination 2012 started on Saturday across the province.
In Lahore Board, about 209,461 candidates appeared in exams including 110,410 male and 99,051 female students while 827 examination centres have been established in the board jurisdiction including at Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Nankana Sahib and Sheikhupura.
The matriculation examinations would continue till April 3. Tight security arrangements have been made in the examination centres while Section 144 has been imposed in the vicinity for prohibiting the candidates to carry mobile phones in the centres.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Punjab government has delegated powers of Magistrate I-Class to BISEs Chairmen to crush the Booti mafia.
Meanwhile, the spokesperson further said BISE Lahore’s Chairman Dr Allah Bakhsh Malik had removed a junior clerk of exam branch, Riyasat Ali Dogar, from the job for issuing fake roll number slips during the Intermediate annual examination 2011.
He warned the employees that anyone found in illegal activities would not only be removed from the services but police cases would also be registered against them.F.P.Report.