“Keeping in mind the paramount interest of students, CBSE has decided not to conduct Class10 maths re-examination,” said Anil Swarup, the Secretary to the HRD Ministry.

 No re-exam for CBSE Class 10 Maths paper govt says its in students interestPTI
news CBSE re-exam Tuesday, April 03, 2018 - 13:03

In relief to Class 10 CBSE students across the country, the Human Resource Development Ministry on Tuesday announced that no re-exam would be conducted for the Mathematics paper.

Anil Swarup, the Secretary of the HRD Ministry said, “Keeping in mind the paramount interest of students, CBSE has decided not to conduct Class10 maths re-examination even in the states of Delhi NCR & Haryana. Hence, no re-exam for Class 10.”

On Monday, the Delhi High Court, after hearing a plea filed by NGO Social Jurist seeking the re-examination of Class 10 Maths paper preferably in April, asked the Centre to file its reply within 10 days. The Delhi High Court asked the Board if they had any plans to conduct the re-exam, and asked them to not keep students on tenterhooks.

The court has also asked the CBSE to explain whether there was any method to stop paper leaks in future. The court listed the matter for April 16 for further hearing.

The Class 10 mathematics examination was held on March 28.

On March 30, the Ministry for Human Resource Development announced the date for the re-examination of the Class 12 Economics exam, and stated that if at all they would hold a re-exam for Class 10 mathematics, it would be restricted to Delhi and Haryana. The re-examination for the Class 12 Economics paper will be held on April 25.

“Regarding Class 10th re-examination, as the leak was restricted to Delhi and Haryana, if it at all a re-exam will happen, it will happen only in Delhi and Haryana. A decision will be taken on this in the next fortnight. If at all a re-exam is done, it will be in July,” said Anil Swarup, the Secretary of the HRD Ministry.

Initially, it was anticipated that the all the students who registered for the examination would have to give a re-examination of those subjects. An estimated 28 lakh students were affected.

Enraged over a series of paper leaks in the ongoing CBSE examinations, students of classes 10 and 12 are now demanding an assurance from the Board and the Education Ministry that the leaks would not happen again.

With IANS inputs



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