CBSE to reconduct class XII Economics and class X Mathematics exams
In an unprecedented move, the Central Board of Secondary Education announced today that it will hold the examination for class XII Economics and class X Mathematics papers again. As per the CBSE press release, the dates for the fresh examinations and other details shall be announced within a week.
The official reason announced by the board, for the re-examination, is that, "the board has taken cognizance of certain happenings in the conduct of certain examinations as are being reported. With the view to uphold the sanctity of the Board examinations and in the interest of the fairness to the students, the Board has decided to reconduct the examinations."
Earlier there were reports that papers were leaked for the class XII Economics exam held on Tuesday, and the class X Math exam held today. In view of these reports, the board announced the re-examination for both papers.