SC Directs CBSE to Set Same Question Paper for all Examinees

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December 15, 2017

The Supreme Court Bench on December 12, 2017 in the case of The Secretary/Chairman Central Board of Secondary Education v. Minor Jonila & ors. has ruled that that all the examinations in future be held by the CBSE, be held on the basis of the similar questions papers for all the examinees, and the question papers shall be in English, Hindi and other vernacular languages.

The order made by Two-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court in the case is quoted below:

It is stated by Mr. Tara Chandra Sharma, learned counsel appearing for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), that the Board and the Principal has decided that the same question papers will be set for all the examinees, for all the future examinations to be held in 2018 and onwards, and the question papers shall be in English, Hindi and other vernacular languages. Statement is placed on record. It is ordered accordingly that all the examinations in future be held by the CBSE, be held on the basis of the similar questions papers for all the examinees, and the question papers shall be in English, Hindi and other vernacular languages. Accordingly, the special leave petitions stand disposed of.