New Delhi (Updated on 03 March 2018): In a relief to more than 15 lakh students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not hold the re-examination of Class 10 Mathematics paper.
Consequent to the preliminary evaluation of the impact of reportedly leaked CBSE Class 10 maths paper and keeping in mind the paramount interest of students, CBSE has decided not to conduct re-examination even in the states of Delhi NCR and Haryana. Hence, no re-exam for class 10 – Anil Swarup (Secretary, HRD Anil Swarup)
A few days ago a confidential source told Edufever.com that the board did an analysis and evaluation of the answer-sheets for Class 10 Mathematics paper and did not find any trend that would point to any impact on the examination due to the paper leak.
A team made by Board analysing the pattern of answering the question paper was analysed in Delhi and Haryana. Sources said that the Central Board of Secondary Education is expected to make a formal announcement on not holding a re-examination for Class 10 Mathematics paper around noon today.
Although, The CBSE had earlier announced re-examination of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers hours after reports of exam leak surfaced on March 28.
The CBSE’s decision against a re-examination for Class 10 students comes a day after the Delhi High Court agreed to hear a petition for a court-monitored probe into paper leaks.
The petition was moved by NGO Social Jurist and mentioned before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday issued notices to Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), the CBSE and the Delhi Police over leak of Class 10 and Class 12 Board exam papers.
The NHRC notice said that it “seems the concerned authorities have failed to keep the faith of the students intact”. “The humiliation being faced by the innocent students is amounting to a violation of their Rights to Dignity and Education,” NHRC notice said.