Punjab School Education Board on Tuesday caught 34 students cheating in the English exam of Class 10 and eight in the economics, fundamentals of e-business exam of Class 12.
In Amritsar, a Class-10 student taking the board exam tore off his answer sheet following the arrival of a flying squad for checking.
In a Patiala school, one Lakshman Singh was caught impersonating Kuldeep Singh in the Class-10 exam.
T he Class- 10 exam was held in the morning shift during which one student was caught in Amritsar, four in Gurdaspur, three in Bathinda, 10 in Jalandhar, three in Ludhiana, one in Patiala, one in Tarn Taran and 11 in Fazilka.
The Class-12 exam was held in the evening shift during which one student was caught in Amritsar, two in SAS Nagar, one in Jalandhar, two in Fazilka and two in Bathinda, said officials.