With inputs from Agency
Imphal, March 30: Students across the country are terribly upset with the news that the CBSE has ordered the re-examination + of the Class XII economics and Class X maths papers after both papers were leaked ahead of the exams.
Except from students appearing the examination here in Imphal – the capital of Manipur — students across the nation including Bengaluru, Goa, Guwahati, Chennai and Kolkata to Bhopal and Patna, among others showed their anger and protest in one way or other against the decision to re conduct the examination.
None of the students appearing the examination have spell any single words for protest against the CBSE decision to conduct re-examination. they are silent on whether they are satisfied with the CBSE decision or not. Students bodies too are silent, even as there are no report of any leakage of the said question paper.
On Thursday, parents and students in several cities protested against the CBSE’s decision . Online petition have already started doing the rounds on social media vociferously slamming the board’s decision.
The board’s statement on Wednesday said the board had taken cognisance of “certain happenings in the conduct of certain examinations”. It decided to re-conduct Class X Maths and Class XII Economics papers to “uphold sanctity of the board and in the interest of fairness to the students.”
“Dates for fresh examinations and other details shall be hosted on the CBSE website within a week,” read the exam notice.
Protests are on at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar against the CBSE’s decision to conduct the exams again.
What is making students all the more unhappy is the fact that the exam had proved relatively easy. “I am disheartened at having to prepare afresh and sit for the exam when it had gone really well as it was an easy paper,” said one student who was upset at going through that level of stress again.
At Bengaluru city several students in the city took to social media to vent their anger. Robbed of their happiness and relief that the exams had ended, a volcano of anger mixed with despair erupted on various online forums.
In Hyderabad too, students and parents were left flustered. Many parents criticized the CBSE for allowing the Class X exam to take place on Wednesday despite already having a clue that the paper had been leaked.
“If the paper is leaked in Delhi, why should my son suffer here in Hyderabad? Why can’t the re-exam be limited to the Delhi region,” questioned Manisha Agarwal, whose son Devansh is a Class 10 student of Chirec School.
School authorities in Hyderabad insist the paper was not leaked in the city, however some parents say they overheard students talking about the leak.
In Pune too, Parents, students and teachers were all equally unsettled with news of the re-exams. Echoing views from other cities, students here were terribly miffed they were being made to suffer because of the board’s carelessness.
Students in Kochi were also completely anguished upon hearing about the board’s decision. Looking forward to their vacations, their holiday plans are now hostage to the board’s announcement.
Students in Mumbai are upset since the wait for a new exam timetable will force many to cancel their vacation plans and it will also eat into preparation schedules for competitive examinations.
CBSE Question leak – Students protest across the country on the CBSE’s decision except in Manipur
With inputs from Agency