CBSE Class 12th Economics, Class 10th Mathematics Exam To Be Re-Conducted

| March 28 , 2018 , 16:56 IST

The Central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday announced that it will re-conduct the board exams for Class 12 Economics and Class 10 Mathematics papers following the reports of the paper leak.

CBSE in a statement said, "Board has taken cognizance of certain happenings in the conduct of certain examinations as are being reported. With the view to upholding the sanctity of the Board Examinations and in the interest of the fairness to the students, the Board has decided to re-conduct the examinations in the following subjects (Class XII -- Economics and Class X Mathematics)."

The statement stated that the dates for the fresh examinations will be shared soon. 

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"Details shall be hosted on the CBSE website within a week," the statement added.

Class 10th maths examination was held today and class 12th economics exam was conducted on Monday.

This step comes days after reports alleged that the economics question paper for Class 12 was leaked hours before the exam and photos of the handwritten question paper were also circulating over WhatsApp.

However, CBSE officials had denied the reports at that time and had urged parents and students not to panic.

Around 28 lakh students are taking the Class X and Class XII board exams this year, which began on March 5.

Speaking to News World India, several students and their parents' said they felt dejected and sad at these events. Most of them questioned why should they be paying the price for the incompetence of the CBSE.



sst exam for class 10 was also leaked before a day it should be also re-conducted