CBSE Question Paper Leak – Class 12th Economics Re-Exam on 25th April & Class 10th Math paper date not decided yet

Published Date - 31 March 2018 05:05:29 Updated Date - 31 March 2018 05:10:33

The CBSE re-exam for the Class 12 economics paper  will be held on 25 April but a decision on the CBSE re-exam for the Class 10 math paper will be taken later, Union Education Secretary Anil Swarup said today, two days after the CBSE or Central Board of Secondary Education announced that the papers for the two exams had been leaked and students will have to take re-exams.

Hundreds of students have resorted to sit-in in front of the CBSE Delhi office on Friday demanding the cancellation of re-examination of class 10 Mathematics and class 12 Economics papers. 

 As per the report, Maths paper got leaked only in Delhi-NCR and Haryana, so board will organize this re-exam in these regions only.

If in case board needs to take class 10th re-exam, then its date would be in the month of July 2018. Central Board of Secondary education has provided this CBSE Latest News on Paper Leak after the reports of both paper getting leaked on Whats-app before the examination date.

This decision is for the interest of the children and to safeguard the future of honest students.

Latest News about CBSE Paper Leak:

The important features and highlights of the CBSE latest decision on re-examination are as follows:-

  • Class 12th Re-Exam – After Economics paper gets leaked on social media, CBSE has now announced to conduct a re-examination of economics paper on 25 April 2018.
  • Class 10th Re-Exam – As Math Exam Paper Leak was confined to the Delhi, NCR and Haryana regions only, so CBSE will conduct re-test of 10th Mathematics examination in these regions only. The final decision would be taken after 15 days as the inquiry is in its initial stage. If at all, the re-test will happen then it is going to be conducted in the month of July.

Since the paper does not get leaked outside India so there would be no re-exam outside the country. Preliminary inquiry in the Paper Leak matter is ongoing at 2 levels – by the police and intra-departmental probe. A Special Investigation Team (SIT) having 2 deputy commissioners (DC) of police, four assistant commissioners (AC) of police and five inspectors is already set up to investigate the matter.

Progress in CBSE Paper Leak Matter

Education secretary stated that the immediate concern of the central board is to provide relief to the children who have suffered. CBSE is conducting inquiry to find and nail the person who did this illegal work. Police has detained 6 students in Chatra district of Jharkhand in connection with paper leak. Delhi Crime Branch has also questioned admin of around 10 WhatsApp groups, coaching center owner’s, students and other tutors about the leak.

Delhi Police seeks the help and has written to IT giant “Google” to share the details of the mail ID from where CBSE chairperson has received an e-mail regarding paper leak. Police also asks for details of exam centers, superintendents and banks where paper were kept before examination.

Till Now, Police has registered 2 cases – First case is lodged on 27 March for the leak of Class 12th Economics Paper. Second Case is lodged on 28 March for Class 10th Maths paper leak after a complaint from CBSE Regional Director. Police has registered these 2 cases for the charges of criminal breach of trust, cheating and criminal conspiracy.


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