According to media reports, the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) Paper was leaked in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Hence, the reports mention that it was leaked 45 minutes prior to the examination on WhatsApp in Uttar Pradesh. However, the CBSE was not reported about this.
Who is responsible for the CTET Paper leak?
The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) was held on 31st January 2021, i.e. a Sunday. However, a case was registered by the Uttar Pradesh police. Six people were arrested in connection with the CTET Paper leak on 2nd February 2021. Hence, one of the detained people was a director of a private coaching institute in Agra.
CBSE’s statement on the CTET Paper Leak:
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) claims that it has successfully held the CTET Paper on 31st January 2021 without any hindrance. However, it refuses to receive any information about the CTET paper leak.
The CBSE clarifies that it did not get any written information and investigation report relating to the Central Teacher Eligibility Test Paper leak. The Agra Police was in charge of this case. However, the Agra Police were flung to action after two days only.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) says that they will take necessary decisions only after getting a proper report from Uttar Pradesh Police. Hence, they demand an inquiry report. The Board’s statement reads, “The dignity of the exams will be maintained.”
The exam was conducted by CBSE on Sunday, 31st January 2021. According to estimated data, around 23 lakh candidates appeared for the exams which were conducted in 135 cities across India. However, CBSE has arranged 146 city coordinators, inspectors, and 3938 center superintendents. On top of this, around 5900 observers, 789 CBSE employees, and 2.5 lakh inspectors were also appointed for the CTET exams and their smooth conductance.