Tale of Two Papers
Spiralling technology and access to remote corners has been both a boon and a bane. The recently uncovered cheating nexus, which cast a shadow of doubt on the CBSE’s efficacy, has displayed yet another flipside of shrewd malpractice, discusses Abhay Singh.
From android application to remote access tools, the accused who ran the cheating racket or were involved in some way in facilitating cheating have found loopholes in technology which they are using to the best of their benefit. Earlier, cheating was more manual – a proxy student would write the exam in place of the real candidate ensuring that the candidate clears the exam – but now, it's all technology.