Class-12 Hindi paper circulating on Whatsapp, Facebook fake, says CBSE

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The Class-12 Hindi (Elective) paper being circulated on various social media platform was “fake”, the CBSE said on Saturday and urged the people not to spread false news regarding the paper.

“A fake question paper of Class XII - Hindi (Elective) (enclosed) is being circulated on social media i.e. WhatsApp, YouTube etc.,” the CBSE said in a release.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is scheduled to hold the Class 12th Hindi (Elective) examination on April 2.

The CBSE said that the question papers circulating on these social media platforms were either of a previous year or fake.

“Hence, it is requested not to circulate the news about these fake papers, so that the students and other stakeholders are not misled,” the release said.

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On Friday, Education Secretary Anil Swarup had announced that the re-examination of the CBSE Class 12 economics paper would be held on April 25, while the Class 10 mathematics re-test, if required, would be conducted only for Delhi-NCR and Haryana in July.

The announcement had come after the board received complaints that the question papers for the two subjects were leaked and protests were carried out.

(With inputs from agencies)

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