MHRD High-Powered Committee recommends strict measures to punish paper leak culprits

MHRD High-Powered Committee recommends strict measures to punish paper leak culprits
Prabha Dhavala | Jul 23, 2018 - 11:18 a.m. IST
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NEW DLEHI, JULY 19: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) appointed High-Powered Committee (HPC) to inspect the conduct of class X and XII examinations has submitted its report. The Committee has recommended strict measures to be taken to punish the guilty and make the examinations stress free for test takers.

HPC recently submitted its report and as per reports several schools identified for committing these misdeeds have been disaffiliated from CBSE.

A series of complaints had been lodged with the Delhi Police regarding the leakage of Class XII Economics paper on March 26 and class X Mathematics paper on March 28. The police has arrested a Superintendent of an exam centre in Una, Himachal Pradesh along with his two accomplices and an officer of the custodian Bank for the CBSE class 12 Economics paper. The police also arrested the principal and two teachers of Mother Khazani Convent School, Delhi, with regard to leakage of the CBSE 10th Mathematics paper.

Javadekar, during Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, has stated that every year, nearly 1.5 crore students appear for the 14 different examinations conducted by CBSE. Through formation of the HPC, CBSE aims at resolving the current scenario involving compromise with the sanctity of exams.


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