CBSE Asks Exam Centres Not to Respond to Any Whatsapp Texts or Fake Mails Asking Copies of Question Papers
The examination for Class 10 and 12 have begun nationwide
New Delhi, Mar 5: The CBSE has warned exam centres not to respond to any fake Whatsapp texts or mail asking for copies of question papers for verification. The board has urged centres to maintain decorum of the examination. The examination for CBSE Class 10 and 12 began nationwide from Monday (March 5).
Over 28 lakh candidates are expected to appear for Class 10, 12 board exams. The exams will be over on April 4 for Class 10 and on April 13 for Class 12. Meanwhile, President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javedkar took to social networking site twitter for wishing good luck to the students.
As school board examinations begin all over the country, best wishes to the boys and girls taking the exams as well as to their families. I am confident your hard work, focused preparations and honesty of effort will take you far #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) March 4, 2018
Best of luck to all my young friends appearing for the CBSE Class XII and Class X examinations! Write these exams with a smile and lots of confidence.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 5, 2018
My best wishes to all class 10th & 12th students for the board exams starting from today. PM @narendramodi ji said it wonderfully in #ExamWarriors that ‘Examination is a celebration. Take it as a festival & smile more to score more’. #boardexams
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) March 5, 2018
From this year, students with special needs appearing for the exams can carry their laptops inside centres and diabetic students will be allowed carry eatables to the examination centre. In a big relief, board has also provided one time passing criteria relaxation to Class 10 students. The students will have to achieved 33 percent overall to pass, instead of 33 percent separately in the final written test and internal assessments.
From Delhi, 2,89,958 students have enrolled for Class 10, whereas 2,50,736 candidates have enrolled for Class 12. Candidates with special needs would be given computer/laptops to take their exams. The computers will only be allowed to use for typing the answers and viewing the enlarged question papers.