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Take action against fake news of exam paper leak menace, CBSE tells Delhi police
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Take action against fake news of exam paper leak menace, CBSE tells Delhi police

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New Delhi, Mar 6 : The Central Board of Secondary Education has requested Delhi police to take suitable and strict action against miscreants spreading rumours of paper leaks.

The CBSE in its circular issued here on Wednesday said it had asked the city police in writing to take action under provisions of IPC and IT Act, so that the sanctity of examinations be remained. CBSE has so far conducted examinations in 136 subjects successfully.

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.

"The Board has located a number of uploads available on You Tube 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," it said. Board examinations have started from February 15, 2019. (UNI)