PSEB Class 12 exams: 'Paper leak' leads to cancellation of PSEB Class 12 English exam at last moment
Class 12 paper leak: Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) cancelled the Class 12 English Board Examination paper which was scheduled to take place on February 24.
As per the reports, the question paper had been leaked minutes before the examination was to begin at 2 pm.
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The action to cancel examination was taken by Punjab Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains after receiving a complaint about the paper leak.
The minister ordered a high-level inquiry and immediate action in the matter. He said the new date for holding the exam will be announced later.
"Action should be taken on no tolerance policy," Harjot Singh Bains said in the statement.
Further investigation is underway.
Notably, the examination of Class 10 and Class 12 class is scheduled to take place from 15 to April 5.
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- With inputs from agencies