CBSE paper leak: PM asks Javadekar to take strict action

Class 10 Maths and class 12 Economics exams will be re-conducted

GN Bureau | March 28, 2018


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Taking cognisance of the alleged CBSE paper leak of Maths and Economics for classes 10 and 12, respectively,  prime minister Narendra Modi asked union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar to take strict action, sources said.
 

The class 10 Math paper scheduled on Wednesday and class 12 Economics paper held on March 12 were allegedly leaked before the exams. In a notice, the CBSE today announced that it would re-conduct the two subjects for the two classes.

“With the view to uphold the sanctity of the board examinations and in the interest of the fairness of the students, the board has decided to re-conduct the examinations,” the Board said in a statement. The dates for re-examination will be hosted within a week on the CBSE portal, the statement said.

Reportedly, a group of parents and students are claiming that class 10 social studies paper have also been circulated on social media. They also plan to move to the Delhi high court in this regard.

Apparently, a total of 16,38,428 students had registered for class 10 exams and 11,86,306 students had registered for class 12 this year under the CBSE.

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