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CBSE Economics Re-Exam 2018: Examination conducted under tight security; no students allowed to enter after 10 am

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 25 April 2018, 13:00 IST
CBSE re-cnducting the Class XII Economics exam

The Central Board of Secondary Education has re-conducted the Class 12 Economics exam today. However, the Board examination was conducted on 26 March 2018. Because of the paper leak of the examination, CBSE had announced to re-conduct the examination. The Class XII Economics examination is conducting across the country under tight security. The examination is already going on from 10 am to 1:30 pm. However, CBSE didn’t issue the admit card to the students

Due to the huge protest made over the CBSE paper leak incident, CBSE made the announcement that CBSE Class 12 exam will be conducted again. Because of paper leak, the security at the examination centre seems to be very strict. The board didn’t allow any student to enter the examination hall after 10:00 am.

Because of the board examination, there was the crowd assembled at the centres of the exam. This time CBSE has sent the examination on the same morning of the examination. The decision was taken only to prevent the further leak of the examination.

However, CBSE has set the new examination pattern of Economics exam. There was around 6 lakh of students appeared for the examination. As per the sources, the delay in the examination would not have an impact on the result of the Board exams.

However, paper leak news was circulated on the social media and students have filed the plea to re-conduct the examination. Not only Class 12th Economics paper was a leak but also Class 10th Mathematics paper leak news was also doing the rounds on the Internet.

Later, it was found that Class 10th exam leak news was just the rumours that were spread to create the panic situation among the students and finally Board decided not to conduct the examination for Class X again.

However, Police have arrested the accused involved in the paper leak case.

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First published: 25 April 2018, 12:46 IST