Class 12th board exam paper of 'Book keeping and Accountancy' leaked in Mumbai

The board exams for X, XII students began early this week. Several facilities are being introduced to help students locate their centres

Just days after the board exams of Class 10 and 12th began, class 12th board exam paper of ‘Book keeping and Accountancy’ leaked in Kandivali area of Mumbai on March 10. The police have managed to detain 3 people in connection with the case.

The board exams for class X and XII students of Central Board of Secondary Education began on March 9. A total of 10,98,981 students have enrolled for Class-XII exams, a 2.82 per cent more than the last year. Currently, these exams are not mandatory. However, the CBSE has decided to make these exams permanent as the number of students appearing for these exams are likely to go up from next year.

While students appear for the Class 12 exams will sit for their exams at about 10,678 centres in India, around 16,363 centres are set up for the students appearing for class 10 exams.

“The exam material has been dispatched to all the examination centres. Admit cards have been downloaded by all schools. Full-time observers will be appointed at sensitive centres by the Board,” a senior CBSE official had said.

“The sealed question paper packets will be opened in the presence of at least four Assistant Superintendents- one of them would be from a school other than the examination centre, as a witness. The state law-enforcing agencies have also been requested to provide adequate police force at the place of custody of question papers and the examination centres,” the official said.