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CBSE Board Paper Leak Highlights: Students In Delhi Protest Against Decision To Hold Re-Examination

CBSE has scrapped both Class 12 economics and Class 10 mathematics exams after the reports that students had been able to access the handwritten question papers.

CBSE Board Paper Leak Highlights: Students In Delhi Protest Against Decision To Hold Re-Examination

CBSE Board Paper Leak: Police sources said papers may have been leaked the evening before the two exams

New Delhi: Delhi police has set up a special team for investigating the leak of two CBSE question papers. The Central Board of Secondary Education scrapped both; Class 12 economics exam and Class 10 mathematics exam, after the reports that students had been able to access the handwritten question papers. The probe which started last evening has so far questioned 25 people, mostly students. The police are working to trace the source of the CBSE leaked papers that appear to have been circulated over WhatsApp, the encrypted messenger service.

Here are the highlights of the CBSE paper leak case:

Mar 29, 2018 17:22 (IST)
Police detained a Delhi-based coaching centre owner and a businessman for interrogation in the CBSE question paper leak case. "The CBSE officials received a complaint via fax from an unknown person on March 23 that Vicky (coaching centre owner) is involved in the leak of question papers," said a police officer. "Police are suspecting a strong syndicate involved in the question paper leak. We will also question CBSE officers who could be involved," the officer said.
Mar 29, 2018 17:17 (IST)
Leaks Are The Result Of Mismanagement Of System: Akhilesh Yadav

Election dates, sensitive information and data and persistent leaks papers for various exams are the result of government falling into wrong hands, and the mismanagement of the system. Why do children and youth of the country have to suffer because of others' mistake? And what guarantees that the paper will not leak again, Samajwadi party leader Akhilesh Yadav said in a tweet.
Mar 29, 2018 17:00 (IST)
Re-examination Is Injustice For 28 Lakh Students, Parents, Says MK Stalin

CBSE Paper Leak is another example of the pitfalls of centralized education. Re-examination is nothing less than injustice for 28 lakh students & parents, and shatters our collective faith in our national education system. PMO (Prime Minister's Office) and HRD (Human Resource Development) Ministry must inquire and take action, says DMK leader MK Stalin.
Mar 29, 2018 16:53 (IST)
"We were shocked after hearing the news of the re-examination. Why should we suffer just because a handful of students got the leaked paper before the examination," one class 10 student said.Many of the students claimed that almost all the papers were leaked a day before the examinations, and demanded that if a re-examination is to be held, it should be held of all the subjects.

Mar 29, 2018 16:50 (IST)
Students In Delhi Protest Against CBSE's Decision To Hold Re-Examination

Students in Delhi held protest at Jantar Mantar against the CBSE's decision to hold re-examination of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers.

Mar 29, 2018 16:17 (IST)
No Information That CBSE Paper Leak Is Pan-India

"The CBSE had informed us as soon as they found out about the paper leak. We have no information that CBSE paper leak is pan-India, but if such a thing emerges, we will send teams outside Delhi," police said.
Mar 29, 2018 16:12 (IST)
CBSE Found Out About Paper Leak By Mail: Police

The investigating officer further said, "CBSE had found out about the paper leak by mail. We are trying to find out more about who had sent the mail. The moment the board found out that the paper was leaked they took steps. They are being very cooperative."
Mar 29, 2018 16:07 (IST)
"It won't be correct to name anyone at this stage. We cannot name one particular school. People questioned are from different schools. The college students questioned are mostly in their first year," the police official said.
Mar 29, 2018 16:05 (IST)
No Arrests Have Been Made In The CBSE Paper Leak Case So Far: Police

We have questioned a total of 25 people out of which 18 are students, some of them in college, and five of whom are tutors. We have not made any arrests, says RP Upadhyaya, Delhi Police officer in-charge of the investigation.

Mar 29, 2018 16:00 (IST)
Congress demands sacking of union education minister and CBSE chairperson; Calls for probe by a high court judge into the CBSE paper leak case.
Mar 29, 2018 15:49 (IST)
"How many leaks? Data leak! Aadhar leak! SSC Exam leak! Election date leak! CBSE papers leak! There is a leak in everything, the 'chowkidar' is weak," Congress President Rahul Gandhi said in tweet.
Mar 29, 2018 13:18 (IST)
He says, the NEET examination was also handed over to CBSE. The exams were difficult for regional language students.
Mar 29, 2018 13:15 (IST)
He says, in the past also,"We have seen what all has happened in CBSE. There was an error in evaluation of class 12 in 2017."
Mar 29, 2018 13:13 (IST)
The post of the CBSE chairman was vacant was 2 years. On July 2017, 2016, the head was appointed. Within an year he was also sacked, says Randeep Surjewala

Mar 29, 2018 13:12 (IST)
He questions whether there is no value of students and their parents hardwork? 

Mar 29, 2018 13:11 (IST)
Congress party spokesperson, Randeep Surjewala, says, " Is the definition of 'Exam Warriors' equals to cheating warriors?
Mar 29, 2018 13:01 (IST)
Further announcements related to this leak will be made by Monday or Tuesday.
Mar 29, 2018 12:55 (IST)
The Minister says, "I am also unable to sleep. We will make sure the culprits are caught. CBSE will declare what is the next step."
Mar 29, 2018 12:54 (IST)
The Minister has assured that the necessary changes in the education sector will be taken.
Mar 29, 2018 12:51 (IST)
'Stain on CBSE' says Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar says "This is a stain on CBSE. We have made a SIT and there is an internal investigation going on."
Mar 29, 2018 12:49 (IST)
He further says,"This incident is unfortunate.We are also parents. I understand what the students are going through. Hence, those responsible will not be spared."
Mar 29, 2018 12:47 (IST)
The way the police have caught the culprits in the SSC leak case, we will find the culprit behind this leak, says Education Minister Prakash Javadekar.
Mar 29, 2018 12:46 (IST)
Education Minister Prakash Javadekar addresses a press conference in the capital. He says those responsible for the CBSE leak of question papers won't be prepared.
Mar 29, 2018 12:38 (IST)
Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal also said that strict actions need to be taken against those responsible for the CBSE paper leak.
Mar 29, 2018 11:49 (IST)

Delhi students protest at Jantar Mantar against CBSE Paper Leak, say 'either there should re-examinations of all subjects or else of neither'. Raise 'we want justice' slogans.
Mar 29, 2018 10:57 (IST)
Fresh Exam Dates Soon, Says CBSE; Cops Try To Trace Leak Source: 10 Facts
The questioning in the Class 10 and Class 12 paper leaks will happen once the source of messages is traced.
Mar 29, 2018 10:54 (IST)
  • Union Education Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters that "2-3 papers" had leaked but promised parents and students that the authorities had filed a police complaint right away.
  • The minister underlined that the leaks appeared to be a localised problem limited just to Delhi.
  • The minister also contended that the papers were leaked just half-an-hour before the examination.

Mar 29, 2018 10:52 (IST)
In CBSE Paper Leak, Police Questioned 25 People, Mostly Students
In the CBSE paper Leak, Police said they have not questioned any official from any of the examination centres or from the board.

In CBSE Paper Leak, Police Questioned 25 People, Mostly Students
Mar 29, 2018 10:50 (IST)
Fresh Exam Dates Soon, Says CBSE; Cops Try To Trace Leak Source: 10 Facts
  • CBSE will soon announce the fresh dates for the exams that were scarrped by the board after they found out that the papers of both the subjects were leaked.
  • Class 12 economics exam and Class 10 mathematics papers were leaked and surfaced on social media.
  • Delhi police has set a special investigation team for it. So far they have questioned 25 people, mostly students.