Dibrugarh University authorities will install CCTV cameras in the examination halls when it will conducting the Combined Entrance Examination for medical and engineering students. For the first time, the varsity has taken steps to check cheating and unfair means during examination.
The examination will be held in Guwahati, Silchar, Nalbari, Lakhimpur, Tezpur, Nagaon, Jorhat, Dibrugarh and Bongaigaon in 27 venues and for the first time, CCTV has been installed in the exam centres. A video recording would also be done, which would be monitored constantly. This is basically to stop students from resorting to unfair means during examinations.
Students were earlier allowed to carry their mobile phones with them in the examination halls, but now students will not be allowed to carry any kind of electronic gadget in the halls and strict action will be taken against anyone who carries gadgets with them.