CBSE Paper Leaked??
The CBSE Class 12 Accountancy exam's question paper was leaked this morning via messaging app WhatsApp.
The question paper reportedly matches set II of the CBSE's Accountancy question paper. Meanwhile, CBSE said an expert committee will investigate how the leak occurred.
Later in the day, CBSE denied that the Class 12 Accountancy exam paper was leaked even as the Delhi government ordered an inquiry into the allegations. In a statement, the board said all the seals had been found intact at exam centres. It is not known whether every centre in Delhi was checked. The CBSE said some 'miscreants tried to play mischief by circulating messages through WhatsApp and other social media to disturb the sanctity of examinations. CBSE has decided to take strict action against such activities. An FIR is being lodged, sida the Board.
The question paper reportedly matches set II of the CBSE's Accountancy question paper.
CBSE said an expert committee will investigate how the leak occurred.
Delhi's deputy CM Manish Sisodia tweeted saying "swift action must be taken" against those who leaked the paper
The development comes after Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted this morning about the complaints received by him regarding the CBSE paper leak. Copies of the alleged question paper have reportedly been in circulation on WhatsApp since last evening. The same set of papers reportedly reached Mr. Sisodia.
Mr. Sisodia, who is in charge of education, tweeted that he had asked the Directorate of Education to investigate. He also said a complaint must be filed with the CBSE, which conducts the exams.
The Class 12 board exams have been shadowed by controversies this year. There had been allegations of the Chemistry, Physics and Business Studies exam papers being leaked. CBSE spokesperson Rama Sharma had refuted claims that the Chemistry paper had been revealed.
Concerns have been raised about an error in a question in the class 10 English paper, which confused students. An official from the Board told that it would make sure no student suffered because of the confusion.