CBSE paper leak affects 28 lakh students

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New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) More than 28 lakh students have been affected by CBSE decision on Wednesday to re-conduct examination for two papers of Class X and XII.

As per the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE), a total of 16,38,428 and 11,86,306 students had registered for examination this year for Class X and Class XII respectively.

Thus, over 28 lakh candidates of both classes will have to re-sit in the exam due to the board’s alleged inability to keep its question papers secure.

The board had announced it will re-conduct exams for Maths paper of Class X and Economics paper of Class XII after leak of both papers on social media message application. Exam in both papers were held on Wednesday.

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The Union government had said a police investigation had been ordered, and assured the students and parents on the arrest of culprits soon.

–IANS

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