Mangaluru: The examinations for second PUC began in Dakshina Kannada on a calm note on March 12. The nodal officer of the flying squad against copying and malpractices will visit the examination centers and check for any malpractice in the district.
Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim, has imposed ban orders around a 200-metre radius of all designated Pre-University examination centres in Dakshina Kannada district in view of the second PUC examinations. The orders have been imposed under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code till the end of the examinations.
March 12, being the first day, Chemestery and Business Studies exams are in progress. There are 52 examination centres in the district in which 34,733 students are taking examinations in Arts, Commerce and Science.
Out of the 34,733 students 6751 students are from the Arts stream, 15,746 from Commerce and 12,236 from Science. There are 2294 private, 1028 repeaters. Out of the total 17759 girl students, 16974 are answering the PUC examination in the district.
The flying squads will visit all the centres in the district.