Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today targeted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over OTET question paper leak and said people will lose trust on the education system.
“The State Government is playing with the future generations. There are no words to condemn the State Government’s carelessness towards the future generations,” tweeted the Union Minister.
Earlier in the day, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) cancelled the Odisha Teachers’ Eligibility Test (OTET) following leakage of question papers.
The examinations were cancelled after original question papers matched with the leaked papers that have gone viral on social media.
The OTET exam was scheduled to be conducted in two shifts today. While the first shift was from 10 am till 12.30 pm, the second shift was scheduled between 2 pm and 4.30 pm.
Nearly 1.12 lakh students were in for a shock when the BSE president announced cancelled the exam on the day of the test. The Board of Secondary Education conducts the OTET to enrol teachers from Class-I to Class-VIII. It is conducted in offline mode in two sets.