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UPTET 2021: Exam cancelled, few arrested in alleged paper leak

UPTET 2021 that was scheduled to be held today, on November 28, 2021 has been cancelled. The exam for over 12 lakh candidates has been cancelled due to an alleged paper leak and reports suggest that few people have been arrested as well. Details here.

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Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test, UPTET 2021 was scheduled to be conducted today, on November 28, 2021. As per recent updates from ANI, the exam has been cancelled due to an alleged paper leak. ANI has further reported that, Dr Satish Dwivedi, Basic Education Minister has said that the investigation on the same would be done by UP STF.

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UPTET 2021 was supposed to be given be as many as 12 lakh candidates in across various exam centres in the state. As the exam stands cancelled, some media reports are now suggesting that few people from Meerut and Prayagraj have been arrested in the alleged paper leak case. However, an official confirmation from the police is expected soon.

Reports on UPTET alleged paper leak further inform that the paper was leaked as soon as the exam started and it was then circulated through phones. The images also went viral on social media and many people accessed the same. However, reports are alleging that the information on this alleged paper leak came only after 10 am and by that time, many students had already filled the OMR sheets with answers.

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The official tweet on this by ANI reads, “UPTET 2021 examination has been cancelled following information of paper leak. UP government will conduct the exam again within a month. Investigation to be conducted by UP STF: Dr Satish Dwivedi, Basic Education Minister.”

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UPTET 2021 updates on the alleged paper leak will be made available here as soon as more concrete information is received from official sources. The exam was to be held in two shifts today – from 10 am to 12:30 pm and from 2:30 pm to 5 pm.

 

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