In contrary to Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia’s confirmation, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday denied class 12 Accountancy question paper leak. The CBSE officials said seals on the Accountancy paper at all the examination centres were intact and no paper has been leaked on the social media. The board also said that they will lodge an FIR in the case.
“During process of exam, however, at local level some miscreants have tried to play mischief by circulating messages through whatsapp & social media to disturb sanctity of examinations.CBSE has decided to take strict action against such activities. FIR is being lodged by CBSE,” the board said.
The CBSE class 12 Accountancy paper was reportedly leaked an evening before the exam began on Thursday, March 15, via WhatsApp. It was also reported that the board might scrap the exam after the reports of class 12 Accountancy question paper leak started doing rounds. The Accounts paper was allegedly leaked on WhatsApp and other social media websites.
Confirming the leak, Manish Sisodia had said that the leaked paper matches with the set -II of the CBSE Accountancy paper. “Received complaints about the Class 12 CBSE Accountancy paper being leaked. Have asked officers of Directorate of Education to investigate and lodge a complaint with CBSE. Swift action must be taken, so that hard-working students don’t suffer due to negligence of CBSE,” he said.
“I had asked the Secretary and Directorate of Education to check and it is confirmed, the questions match with the set -II,” Sisodia told. As per the reports, the Accountancy paper was being circulated from Rohini area of Delhi.