The second semester students of MA, Fine Arts, were provided with the wrong question paper in their final examination at Ramgarhia Girls College here on Wednesday.
The faux pas took place because of the wrong set of question papers that were sent from Panjab University, Chandigarh, to the Ludhiana centre.
The students had to face harassment due to wrong question papers that were distributed among them. When the students pointed out that they have received the question paper of the third and fourth semester syllabus, their teachers checked with the higher authorities in Chandigarh.
The teachers were informed that by mistake, a wrong set of question papers were sent to Ludhiana.
Later, the teachers asked for the right set of question papers from Panjab University, Chandigarh, on the mail and fax, which were further Xeroxed and distributed among the students.
However, due to the faux pas, the examination of fine arts started around an hour late. The girls, who had come from other stations, faced a lot of problem, as they had to call their families to take them back home as paper completed late.
"When anything happens in the examination centre, it disturbs our concentration which lowers our performance. Besides, as the paper started late, we will face problems in reaching Katani village as we don't get buses at regular intervals," rued, a group of students from the village.
Coordinator of the examination Vajinder Jeet Kaur of Government College for Women said, "Second semester was written on the paper, but syllabus was from the third semester. Therefore, when we called the Chandigarh officials, they provided us with the paper through fax and mail."