You are in the middle of the most crucial month of your career. Your anxiety levels are at an all-time high and your nerves are on the edge. Every little detail you study or leave out is going to help you shape your career. At the risk of sounding too dramatic, we are pretty certain this is exactly how every Board exam giving student thinks.
Amidst this apprehension about your performance in the exam, learning about a leaked paper is definitely not good news. After all the rumours and supposed chatter about this controversial examination, the students of Class 12 giving their CBSE boards were in for a rude shock when they read the questions in the paper.
According to the students and the consequent news reports, the Class XII Mathematics question paper was so tough that most of the students couldn’t even attempt all the questions. The student reaction was so strong that Parliamentary Affairs minister, Venkaiah Naidu took it upon himself to request Education Minister, Smriti Irani’s intervention. After this, students took to various social media platforms to inform the Education Minister about how the paper was lengthy and exceptionally precise.
As per the current status of the situation, as many as 240 petitions have been posted on Change.org platform, getting support from 25,000 people. According to a statement in the Times of India, a Guwahati petitioner said, “CBSE has broken the dreams of several students by setting a paper which was meant for IIT aspirants. This year, the CBSE Maths Paper was tough as well as long and has made several students cry. CBSE should come out with a statement immediately to take care of their mental agony which will help them to concentrate on their next exam.”
Consequently, a tweet posted by the Ministry of HRD informed students that the CBSE board finally issued a statement clarifying their stand on the situation with this quote, “The feedback on the mathematics paper from students, teachers and examiners will be placed before experts, and the board will take remedial measures before evaluation.”