CBSE Board Exam 2018 Update | Here’s Why CBSE Did Not Take Re-Test for Class 10th Maths Exam 2018

CBSE recently released a circular stating updates about re-conducting of leaked board exam papers 2018. Know why Class 10th Maths re-test decision was scrapped.

CBSE Class 10th Maths Board Exam 2018 update via circular is available at online. The board of education as an efficient conducting body of annual CBSE board exams for Class 10th & 12th dropped the re-test decision for Class 10th Maths board exam 2018.

The education board caught itself in the exam leak controversy. Authorities established that CBSE maths exam of Class 10th and Economics of Class 12th  question paper were leaked. Handwritten question papers were circulated outside before holding the actual CBSE board exams 2018 in the subject.

Class XII Students To Take Economics Re-exam in April 

CBSE had earlier released an official notification citing details of re-conduct of leaked board exam papers online. The board decided to scrap the decision of holding the Maths re-exam for Class 10th students but its decision for holding CBSE Class 12th Economics board re-exam remains unchanged. Class 12th Commerce students now shall have to take the Economics exam again on April 25, 2018.

Since, the test paper of Economics exam affected a wide range of students, a re-test was necessary. Also, CBSE claims that the Class 12th board exams are a gateway to many other competitive exams and higher education courses in India, it was necessary that the same was re-conducted post its leak.

CBSE further stated that it did not want some beneficiaries of the paper leak to take advantage of the same. In order to curb the menace and stop them from getting benefited the board decided to scrap the Class 12th Economics board exam of March 25, 2018 this year.

No Re-test For Class X Students As Board Scraps the Decision

CBSE Class X Maths exam leak news came soon after the students were done appearing for the test. It was later established via an investigation that CBSE Maths 2018 exam paper did not affect the majority of candidates.

The handwritten paper was leaked in the region of Haryana and Delhi NCR. A total of approximately 2 lac candidates were affected out of 16 lac aspirants.  CBSE strongly felt that holding a re-exam for Class 10th students in Maths would put many other students to an additional pressure unnecessarily their fault.

Also, the board explicitly stated in a notification that CBSE Class 10th board exams are more likely to be an internal exam for students by their schools to promote them to the next grade. So, it was not necessary to re-conduct the Class 10th Maths board exam in the wider interest of students.

For more CBSE details and updates, check official website online.


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