Investigative Committee found tampering in Karachi’s inter-exam
A three-member investigative committee found key officials of Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) responsible for tampering with the results of thousands of Intermediate students of Karachi.
The Intermediate board failed 64% of Karachi’s students in intermediate first year exams. The investigative committee found that the accused Board’s staff tempered the results of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Appointed by Sindh’s caretaker minister Justice (retired) Maqbool Baqar, the investigative committee discovered significant irregularities in the results of examinations conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK).
The CM investigative committee found Former chairmen Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) Dr Saeedudin and Naseem Memon, two former controllers of examinations Anwar Aleem, Zaheeruddin Bhutto; three former Assistant Controller of Examinations Tanveer Abbas, Haris Farooqui, Mohammad Athar involved in changing the results.
The investigative committee declared eight officers of the intermediate board of Karachi have been held responsible for the matter.
The Sindh government has forwarded a letter to the anti-corruption department, urging the registration of cases against those accountable.
The investigation committee further says that there is no proper accounting system in the BIEK, which increases the possibility of data overlapping and duplication.
The accounting system is being done under a manual system, the board manages several ‘ financial accounts’. Inter-Board has discretionary powers from the provincial government.
Following the dissatisfaction of numerous students who failed the intermediate examinations, a large number of scrutiny forms are being submitted to the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK).