CBSE files FIR against YouTube channels for uploading false paper leak videos

Mar 7 2019 11:15AM

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has filed an FIR against YouTube channels falsely claiming that they have access to original question paper of upcoming annual CBSE exams, said a statement from the Board.

The board is currently conducting annual examinations for Class 10 and Class 12 students across India and abroad, the YouTube channels have uploaded fake question papers of subjects in which examinations are yet to be conducted like accountancy, chemistry, geography paper of class 12 and English, mathematics, science papers of Class 10.

Steps taken by the CBSE Board against the fake videos on YouTube

According to the statement of Board, they have also requested Delhi Police in writing to take suitable and strict action against miscreants under provisions of IPC and IT Act, so that the examinations is conducted smoothly and all the measures taken by the Board for security concern is not adversely affected.

Since February 15, 2019, CBSE has conducted exams in 136 subjects so far.

Instructions released by the CBSE Board

The CBSE Boards Public Relation Officer Rama Sharma said that the Board had also released instructions to all the students and parents to be aware of fake news regarding paper leak, the fake question paper are made available on the various social media platform to create panic and confusion among students.

Regarding the FIR

A complaint has been received in PS Madhu Vihar from CBSE office to take legal action against persons for loading fake videos on internet about leakage of question papers of CBSE which are spreading panic amongst students.

The Board has spotted a number of uploads available on YouTube falsely claiming to have access to the original question paper of subjects in which examinations are yet to be conducted of both Class 12 and Class 10.

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