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School Management Association writes to CBSE, alleging leaked grade 10 and 12 question papers

The Schools ‘Management Association wrote a detailed letter to the CBSE, alleging that schools disclose exam papers and replace wrong answers with the right ones to improve their students’ grades.

In its letter, the CSMA asked the CBSE to step in and cancel the exams for semester I. (Representative image)

The CBSE Schools’ Management Association (CSMA), in a detailed letter to the Central Council for Secondary Education (CBSE), alleged that many schools are disclosing questionnaires to students in grades 10 and 12 via WhatsApp, local networks or copies . The letter says that the teachers even help the students with the answer keys.

The CSMA said that in some cases the school administration blatantly helped students by asking them to write “c” in the answer box if they were unsure.

Part of the letter written by the CSMA to the CBSE, alleging professional misconduct on the part of schools and teachers during exams.

After the exams were completed, class supervisors changed the “c” to “a” or “b” or “d”, depending on the correct answer.

This was done because it is easier to change the smaller “C” to the other three letters.

The association also pointed out that by the time CBSE became aware of the malpractice and changed the response format to all caps, several important reviews had been completed.

He added that to overcome this, schools have asked students to leave the answer blank in case they don’t know. Class supervisors filled in the correct answer after completing the exam.

In its letter, the CSMA asked the CBSE to intervene and cancel the exams for semester I with immediate effect and not to consider the marks obtained by the students in classes 10 and 12 as valid.

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