This year's class 10th CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION mathematics paper was in the news for all the wrong reasons. The paper that apparently left many candidates in tears was heavily criticized by the parents of the students and the social media alike. Now, the minister of HRD ministry, Smriti Irani, has expressed her opinion on the same for the first time.
On Monday, the Union HRD ministry said an advisory group of subject specialists had reasoned that CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION's Class X Board examination 2016 mathematics paper was based entirely on the syllabus, unlike the reasons given by the guardians.
In a composed answer to an inquiry in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the parliament, the HRD minister Smriti Irani said the reports that the paper was extreme had gone to the notification of the legislature.
"Central Board of Secondary Education had set the matter before Committee of Subject Experts who reasoned that the inquiry papers depended on the educational modules, syllabus and test question papers endorsed by the Board," Irani said in her answer.
Earlier, Central Board of Secondary Education had termed as "unjustifiable" reports about inquiry paper hole of Class XII Mathematics examination that took place on March 14.
"CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION might want to declare that the reports are unmerited. There has been no such spillage of inquiry paper of any sort however just two inquiries coordinated with one and only question paper set. Be that as it may, that is a co-frequency as these two inquiries are likewise from the NCERT course book," it had said in an announcement."
The announcement alluded to news reports that the class XII Mathematics question paper in Ranchi and Dhanabad was accessible on WhatsApp and that touts were offering 51 answers.
In March, Manish Sisodia had additionally kept in touch with Irani to arrange a test into reported "break" of mathematics paper.