TIMERGARA: Wrong questions and misprinted question paper of grade 9th mathematics paper put thousands of students in trouble during the ongoing secondary school certificate examination (SSC) under the board of intermediate and secondary education Malakand here on Wednesday.
Sources told that grade 9th students had to solve mathematics paper on Wednesday, March, 22. They said that question number, 2, 4, 5 and 9 of mathematics paper for grade 9th were missing some essential letters due
to which brilliant students were unable to correctly solve the questions.
A mathematics teacher in Lower Dir said that even teachers could not solve those questions which were misprinted. He said his students pointed out the matter and then he contacted the examination staff members who corrected the misprinted questions to the candidates.
An official of the BISE Malakand told on contact that they had observed the mistake and directed the examination staff to correct the questions.
The students had been asked to attempt 9 of the 11 questions out of which four were incorrect, sources said.
They said the candidates in examination halls were seemed confused as how to solve them. The parents in Lower Dir demanded of the government and high ups of the education board to take notice of the mistake and award proper marks to the students who had attempted those wrong questions.