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Exam cheating on an industrial scale in Bihar

Bihar sees phenomenal levels of cheating in state exams.
Bihar sees phenomenal levels of cheating in state exams. Image by John / CC BY 2.0

The Indian state of Bihar has been shaken by the scandal of phenomenal levels of cheating in state exams. Investigators raiding exam centres seized thousands of cheat-sheets with exam answers and photographed students climbing the walls of buildings to smuggle answers to people taking exams inside. In a raid on a single exam centre, the team confiscated enough cheat-sheets to fill nine sacks. Read more: bbc.co.uk