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Class 12 Accountancy paper not leaked, clarifies CBSE; Vows strict action against rumour-mongers

“There has been no leakage of the question paper. All the seals have been found intact at all the Exam centres."

Published: 15th March 2018 02:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th April 2018 10:50 AM   |  A+A-

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By Online Desk

NEW DELHI: Quashing claims that a Class 12 CBSE Accountancy question paper was leaked on WhatsApp Thursday, the examination body blamed “miscreants” for circulating message and vowed to take action against them.

Rama Sharma, a senior public officer of CBSE said, “There has been no leakage of the question paper. All the seals have been found intact at all the Exam centres.

“..Some miscreants have tried to play mischief by circulating messages through WhatsApp and other social media to disturb the sanctity of examinations,” Sharma added.

Earlier in the day, the alleged leak was confirmed by Delhi education minister Manish Sisodia on Twitter.

“(sic) Received complaints about the Class 12 CBSE Accountancy paper being leaked. Have asked officers of Directorate of Education to investigate and lodge a complaint with CBSE. Swift action must be taken, so that hard-working students don't suffer due to the negligence of CBSE,” Manish Sisodia tweeted. 

A probe has been ordered into the matter by the minister and a complaint has been lodged with the CBSE.

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