Modi's govt criticised after CBSE exam leak


Delhi Police has formed special teams to start an investigation last evening into the recent leak of two question papers which were cancelled by the Central Board of Secondary Education.

In the wake of reports claiming paper leaks, the CBSE had on Wednesday announced re-examination of the two papers.

He said CBSE is a respected and reliable organisation and throughout the year, it conducts many examinations, including 1.40 crore students.

On March 26, Class XII CBSE understudies were left shocked after the gossipy tidbits about their Economics paper being spilled via web-based networking media hours before the examination.

"Dates for fresh examinations and other details shall be hosted on the CBSE website within a week", read the exam notice.

Javadekar said an internal probe was initiated into reports claiming that the papers were leaked. Presently, these question papers are stored in bank lockers and released to the test centres only prior to the examination, the publication reports.

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CBSE students protest over the alleged paper leak, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, on Thursday.

The Union HRD minister told reporters that a new "leak-proof" system would be put in place from coming Monday onwards for conducting CBSE exams. The board will soon reschedule the exam dates for both the papers and going to conduct the examinations.

"Total 25 people have been questioned so far". Teachers are presently raising a chorus about clear leaks of Class 12th Mathematics and Biology papers too. He assured that the government is tackling the issue and the culprits would not be spared. "Responsibility shud be fixed n strict action shud be taken against those responsible".

Javadekar on Wednesday said "2-3 papers had been leaked on WhatsApp 30 minutes before the exams". Inside this package was a letter which alleged that the papers were leaked and circulated through WhatsApp numbers.

The Delhi Police said they have registered two cases.