New Delhi: After 10 lakh students did not appear in the Uttar Pradesh board exams in the last four days, Chief Minister Yogi made a case for making tests simpler so that they do not scare away students. The drastic fall in the number of students who were supposed to write the exams is also a result of strict monitoring to end cheating in the tests, the chief minister said.
Yogi Aditynath on Saturday asked the examination authorities to make the board examination question papers easier in the wake of over 10 lakh students skipping test till day 4. Yogi who was speaking at the launch event of PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Exam Warrior’. Yogi said that the board examinations have created a fear among the students and he further emphasised on the need for easier exams.
This statement by the UP CM comes after more than 10 lakh UP board students skipped their examinations after the UP government cracked a whip against the education mafia that aided in the use of unfair means.”A fear of exams is being created among students,” Mr Adityanath said, adding the book by PM Modi will help students set a confident frame of mind for taking exams. “It is necessary to think on how exams could be further simplified,” said Mr Adityanath, who was made chief minister in March last year after the BJP won the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections with a massive mandate.