CBSE class 10, class 12 re-exam ordered for maths, economics papers after paper leaks reports
More than 28 lakh students are appearing for the CBSE board exams this year, a total of 16,38,428 candidates have registered for class 10 examinations, while as many as 11,86,306 candidates have registered for class 12 examinations.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be reconducting the Economics exam for Class XII and Mathematics exam for Class X following the controversy of the papers being leaked. The board said in a statement on Wednesday, that it has taken cognisance of certain happenings in the conduct of examinations after which the decision is being taken. The dates of the fresh examinations and other details will be declared on the board website later, reported Zeenews.
According to the report, more than 28 lakh students are appearing for the board exams this year, a total of 16,38,428 candidates have registered for class 10 examinations, while as many as 11,86,306 candidates have registered for class 12 examinations.
Board has taken notice of the certain happenings in the conduct of certain examinations as are being reported. With a view to uphold the sanctity of the board examinations, and in the interest of the fairness to the students, the board has decided to reconduct the examinations in the following subjects.
Dates for fresh examinations and other details shall be hosted on the CBSE website within a week, the report said.
Earlier, there were reports that the Accountancy exam paper of Class 12th had been leaked on WhatsApp. However, the CBSE had denied the reports saying that all the seals were found to be intact at all the exam centres.
"During process of exam, however, at local level some miscreants have tried to play mischief by circulating messages through WhatsApp & social media to disturb the sanctity of examinations. CBSE has decided to take strict action against such activities. FIR is being lodged by CBSE," CBSE had said earlier.