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Bihar School Education Board makes Aadhaar mandatory for Class 10, 12

DNDEL9411 | 9/14/2017 | Author : Vithika Salomi | WC :265 | India

The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has made it mandatory to furnish Aadhaar number or any other valid identification card for students, who will be writing their Class 10 and 12 board exams in 2018.
The decision comes in the wake of back-to-back topper scams where an ‘undeserving’ Ruby Rai became the Arts topper in 2016, and 42-year-old Ganesh Kumar, who faked his name and age, topped in 2017 without having proper knowledge of the subjects.
“Identification numbers will put a check on manipulation of name or age or other personal details by the examinees,” Anand Kishor, BSEB chairman, said. He added, “From 2019 onwards, we will make Aadhaar compulsory for all students appearing for the Board exams. Aadhaar will also be men
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