The Haryana School Education Board (BSEH), Bhiwani  today announced the  annual examinations of Secondary / Senior Secondary (Academic and Open School) concluded at 1484 examination centers. As per the data provided by the Haryana Board, a total of 5,80,533 candidates appeared for the board exams 2024, including 3,07,333 boys and 2,73,200 girls. Dr. V.P. Yadav, Chairman of Haryana Board said that the board had adopted a zero tolerance policy towards those who cheat, due to which there has been a huge decline in cheating. He said that CCTV cameras, command and control rooms were installed at the board headquarters to keep a check on cheating. Additionally, the education board used question papers equipped with hidden security features along with QR code and alpha-numeric code to completely curb cheating. This time an attempt was made to leak the paper at some examination centres, the education board decoded the QR code and hidden security feature on the question paper and immediately reached the examination centres and identified and nabbed all those involved in cheating and cases have been registered against them. As per the data made available by the Haryana Board, 5064 cheating cases were registered in the year 2018, 4444 in the year 2019, 3551 in the year 2022. Due to the new technology adopted by the Education Board, only 1741 cases of unfair means were registered in 2023 and only 807 cases of use of unfair means have been registered this year across the state.