CBSE paper decision in interest of people: Javadekar

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 30, 2018 21:40 hrs
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday called the CBSE's decision on reconducting exams for class 10 and 12 leaked papers to be in "wider interest of the students and academics".

Javadekar said in a series of tweets:

He added:

The announcement for the reconduct of exams -- provisionally for class 10 and across the board for class 12 -- was made by Anil Swarup, School Education Secretary at the HRD Ministry, on Friday evening.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had on Wednesday said that it will reconduct the exams for the Maths and Economics paper for class 10 and class 12, after it learnt that question papers for the two subjects were leaked on social media.



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