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No re-exams for students in Kuwait
March 31, 2018, 10:25 am

Students and parents of children in Grade 10 and 12 studying in Indian schools in Kuwait expressed a huge sigh of relief as CBSE announced on Friday that no retest would be necessary for them, rescinding an earlier decision taken on Wednesday after the board admitted that the exam paper was leaked before the exams.

The news dispels the worry many students had that the re-examination would affect their study schedule and their performance in other exams, particularly the students of Grade 12 who have to ready for entrance examinations for undergraduate admissions.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), a leading Indian education body that is affiliated with a number of schools in Kuwait, announced on Friday that the re-examination for Grade 10 and Grade 12 students would be held in only Delhi and Haryana states of India as there was no evidence that the leak of examination papers tainted the exams in other Indian states and abroad.

Around 24,500 schools are affiliated with CBSE (inside and outside India. This year total of 1,638,805 students are registered in class 10 examination out of which 289,878 are from Delhi region which includes foreign schools. In class 12, a total of 1,200,417 out of which 250,732 are from Delhi region.


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