MHRD constituted High Power Committee to prevent CBSE exam leakages

MHRD constituted High Power Committee to prevent CBSE exam leakages

Issue :- CBSE Paper Leaks

  • The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has constituted a High Powered Committee to examine the entire system of conducting Class X and Class XII examination conducted by the CBSE with a view to prevent leakages.

The terms of reference of the Committee are as under :-

  • To revisit all aspects related to the security checks built into the system for ensuring that the Question papers reach the examinees without tampering.
  • To examine and assess all areas of potential weakness in the present system of transporting question papers from the printing presses to the examinees.
  • To suggest ways in which the system can be made more secure with the use of technology and minimisation of human intervention.

The 7 members of the High Power committee include:

  • Shri Vinay Sheel Oberoi, Retd. Secretary (Higher Education), MHRD will be the Chairperson
  • Shri Pavnesh Kumar, Retd. Controller of Examination, CBSE And Former Secretary, UP Examination Board
  • Prof. J.S. Rajput, India representative on the executive board of the UNESCO former director, NCERT and former Chairman NCTE
  • Prof. Vasudha Kamat, Independent Director, IRCON & Former VC, SNDT Women’s University
  • Prof. Krishna Mohan Tripathy, Ex-Director of Education, UP And Chairman Board of High School & Intermediate Education, UP
  • Senior representative of DG, NIC                                                
  • Joint Secretary (SE-II)                                                       

The High-Powered Committee will submit its report by on or before 31.05.2018.

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