New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India, SC has agreed to hear a plea challenging Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE’s decision to re-conduct Class 10 Mathematics Examination for Delhi and Haryana centers. As per the information available at present, the apex court would be hearing the plea for the reconduct of Class 10 mathematics examination on April 4. However, there is no update on any plea challenging the class 12 economics re-examination. In a separate case, a PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a court-monitored probe into the CBSE Paper Leaks. The Delhi High Court would hear the plea after lunch today. Updates awaited.
As per the official information confirmed at the moment, CBSE would be conducting a nationwide re-examination for Class 12 Economics examination on April 25, 2018. The re-examination decision for class 10 mathematics examinations has been deferred for 15 days. On March 28, 2018, CBSE has released an official notification that confirmed the paper leak for Class 10th Mathematics and Class 12th Economics Examination. The decision soon turned into nationwide protests where thousands of students appealed the board to reconsider the decision. The MHRD took cognizance of the same and agreed to conduct the Class 12th Economics re-examination only for students in India. As for the decision on Class 10th Mathematics re-examination, the investigation is on-going. The MHRD and CBSE have however confirmed that the retest if decided, would only be conducted for centers in Delhi NCR and Haryana. There would be no retests for the rest of India. Also, the retest, if conducted would be conducted only in the month of July.
PTI reports that the Delhi High Court would hear a plea for a court-monitored probe into the recent leaks of the Maths and Economics CBSE exam papers of class 10th and 12th, respectively. The plea was mentioned before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar which agreed to hear it today. The petition, moved by NGO Social Jurist, has sought that the class 10 Maths exam be held in April, rather than July as proposed by the authorities. Apart from that, the petition filed by advocate Ashok Agarwal has sought that liberal marks be awarded to the students in the Maths and Economics re-examination.
The information on the scope of the plea with the Supreme Court is still awaited. Information as and when received would be updates on this page. You are requested to keep refreshing the page. The Supreme Court, the apex court would be hearing a plea challenging the decision to reconduct the Class 10th mathematics examination. Further Updates awaited.
With Agency Inputs.