CBSE Files FIR against Miscreant Spreading Fake News about Exam Paper Leaks

06 Mar, 2019
CBSE news

Noida – The Central Board of School Examination (CBSE) has filled a case against Miscreant Spreading Fake News about Board exam paper Leaks. CBSE has taken the decision to FIR after locating a number of uploads on Youtube, a video sharing and hosting website, falsely claiming to have access to the original question papers of upcoming annual exams, an official from Central Board of School Examination informed. The national board is currently busy in conducting board exams (class 10 & class 12) across the country and all over the world. According to an official from board, miscreants have uploaded fake question papers of subjects in which examinations are yet to be conducted such as – Geography, Accountancy, Chemistry, paper of Class 12 and Mathematics, English, Science papers of Class 10.

According to a statement registered in FIR, the board has also requested Delhi Police in writing to take suitable and strict action against miscreants under provisions of IPC and IT Act, so that the sanctity of examinations and several security initiatives taken by the Board to conduct fair and smooth examinations are not adversely affected in any circumstances.

“In order to conduct examinations in a smooth manner, the Board has also released instructions to all the students and parents to be aware of fake news regarding paper leak, availability of question papers prior to the examinations on various platforms including social media, which is circulated by unscrupulous persons for creating panic and confusion among students,” Board’s public relation officer Rama Sharma said.

She also added “The Board has located a number of uploads available on YouTube falsely claiming to have access to the original question papers of subjects in which examinations are yet to be conducted such as – Accountancy, Chemistry, Geography Class XII, English, Mathematics and Science of Class X. An FIR has been filed today in this connection”.

Writer by passion, journalist by profession, Ankit has a sensitive nose for news, especially about educational affairs.

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