CBSE Paper Leaked: On Monday, the CBSE issued a statement addressing the spread of false information on social media regarding the ongoing Class 10 and Class 12 board exams.
The board has issued a stern warning that anyone caught spreading rumors about paper leaks or other misinformation will face serious consequences.
Additionally, the board has stated that it is actively working to identify and take action against those responsible for spreading fake news and rumors.
In its notice, the board declared that it has become aware of certain dishonest individuals who are frequently spreading rumors on various social media platforms, such as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, regarding paper leaks or access to the question papers for the 2023 exams.
These individuals, groups, and organizations aim to exploit unsuspecting students and parents by demanding payment in exchange for the alleged access to the papers. The board warns that such irresponsible actions create chaos and anxiety among students and the general public.
The CBSE has informed that it is consistently informing the Delhi Police Special Cell (MAC) to take strong measures against individuals involved in spreading false information through social media platforms, as per the provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Information Technology (IT) Act.
The board also states that students who spread fake news will be considered as practicing unfair means and will face consequences under the relevant sections of the IPC.
Parents are urged to advise their children to not believe such rumors and avoid engaging in any activities that may disrupt the smooth conduct of the board examinations.