In a circular, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said that dates for the re-examination would be posted on its website within a week.
It said, “The board has taken cognisance of certain happenings in the conduct of certain examinations as are being reported. With a view to uphold the sanctity of the board examinations and in the interest of fairness to the students, the board has decided to re-conduct the examinations for the following subjects.”
“It seems some kind of gang is behind this and it is doing it deliberately. A special team is already investigating the matter and the guilty will not spared,” the minister told reporters as he faced a barrage of questions about the repeated leaks.
Javadekar said, “We will ensure no injustice is caused. I just want to tell the parents and children that it is extremely unfortunate that this incident(s) happened.”