Assam HSLC Science exam cancelled amid paper leak reports
According to Education Minister Ranoj Pegu, the general science question paper for the Class 10 state board exam in Assam was leaked, leading to the cancellation of the exam. Pegu stated that the Secondary Education Board, Assam (SEBA) received information the night before the exam that the paper had been leaked. Consequently, the exam was cancelled, and a police case has been filed. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been instructed to investigate the matter.
Pegu explained that the next date for the exam will be announced later. Furthermore, he asserted that a thorough investigation would be conducted to identify the source of the leak and those responsible for it. Pegu also made it clear that teachers were not involved in the leak. He clarified that exam papers are kept at police stations and are only taken to examination centers on the day of the test.