CBSE Board exam has been started in the country from 5 March. Class 12 accountancy paper has to be conducted today, just before the exam’s last evening, Education Minister Manish Sisodia has confirmed the news of paper leak on social media.
The paper leak news gets confirmed after it has matched with the Accountancy paper set-II of the CBSE paper.
The leaked paper copies were doing the rounds on WhatsApp on the date of exam i.e. 15 March 2018. Education Minister also received the same paper and when it gets cross-checked, it found the same.
Received complaints about the Class 12 CBSE Accountancy paper being leaked. Have asked officers of Directorate of Education to investigate and lodge a complaint with CBSE.— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) March 15, 2018
Swift action must be taken, so that hard-working students don't suffer due to negligence of CBSE.
Manish Sisodia in an interview with Indian Express told that he had asked the Secretary and Directorate of Education to check the paper whether it is same or not. After getting checked, the paper leak news gets confirmed and matched with set-II.
As per the source, the paper allegedly leaks in the Rohini area. The paper has been doing the rounds since yesterday on social media and WhatsApp.
This will be the second paper for the Commerce stream students after the Business Studies, which was held on 9 March. However, on 14 March, CBSE had instructed all the examination centres to ensure about the safe delivery of answer sheets to the headquarters after an official was found carrying the answer sheets of Class 12th in Delhi Metro.