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

Updated: March 5, 2018 12:53 PM IST

By India.com Education Desk

CBSE Asks Exam Centres Not to Respond to Any Whatsapp Texts or Fake Mails Asking Copies of Question Papers

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).

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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.

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.

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Published Date: March 5, 2018 12:51 PM IST

Updated Date: March 5, 2018 12:53 PM IST