PRAYAGRAJ, Feb. 15 -- The UP Board has earmarked 395 examination centres as 'hyper-sensitive' and another 938 as 'sensitive' for its 2020 High School and Intermediate examinations slated to commence from February 18.

The board, counted among world's largest examination bodies, has thereby put 17% of its total 7,784 exam centres under this special watch list to curb any attempt of mass copying or use of unfair means, said an official.

This includes 13 'sensitive' and 27 'hyper-sensitive' centres in Prayagraj alone, they added.

"Following the move, extra vigil will be maintained at all these 1,333 exam centres to ensure that no one compromises with the sanctity of the examination process in any way, including organised mass copying," said ...