CBSE Warns Against Rumours & Fake News on Social Media Ahead of Board Exams

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released an important notice against the rumours and fake information that may do the rounds on social media during the CBSE Board Exam 2024 for Class 10, 12 from February 15 onwards.

The notice is available on the official website of CBSE at

The CBSE has stated that certain unscrupulous elements may spread rumours on various social media platforms about paper leaks and they can also claim to have access to question papers of exams. Miscreants can also circulate fake links of sample papers with the claim that questions will be from those sample papers. Fake pictures or videos of question papers can also do the rounds in which miscreants may claim that they have access to question paper which they can give against payment of money.

CBSE has decided to identify and take action against those spreading such fake news and rumours. The Board with the help of law enforcement agencies, will take strict action against persons involved in circulating fake news on social media platforms under various provisions of the IPC and IT Act.

Meanwhile, the Board has urged the students and general public to remain alert against any such unverified news and rumours during the 2024 exam.

In case anyone comes across any such news, the Board has asked to inform CBSE via email ID [email protected].

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