The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) decided to not hold re-examination for the Class 10 Mathematics paper which was allegedly leaked last month.
Anil Swarup, the Secretary for School Education, confirmed the news by tweeting,“ Consequent to the preliminary evaluation of the impact of reportedly leaked CBSE class 10 Maths paper & 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.”
Earlier, the board had decided to conduct the re-exam only in the states of Delhi NCR and Haryana. However, Swarup made it clear in his tweet that there won't be any re-test in those two states too.
CBSE had first announced that it will hold re-test for the Class 10 Mathematics paper and Class 12 Economic paper after news of paper leak, which led to public outrage across the country. So, in order to come up with a fair decision, board did a thorough analysis and evaluation of the answer sheets for Class 10 Mathematics paper which showed no specific trend that the leak had impacted the exam outcome.
Meanwhile, the re-examination for Class 12 Economics paper will take place as scheduled on 25 April, 2018.
Following the leaks of board papers, the CBSE had introduced a leak proof system wherein an encrypted copy of the question papers will be sent via e-mail to all the examination centres which they would need to download and print themselves.