CBSE Board to compensate Class 10 students for typo error in English paper
New Delhi: The CBSE board will compensate Class 10 students for a typing error in the English question paper. It will provide 2 marks for the typing error in examination paper.
Several teachers and students had approached the Board with the plea that the paper held on the 12th of last month had certain errors in the comprehension passage section.
Students had to read a passage and write synonyms for the words endurance, obstruction, and motivation. But the paragraphs they were supposed to look at were incorrectly marked, they had said in an online petition.
A senior CBSE official said, the typing error has been noticed and it has been decided that CBSE Board will compensate Class 10 students so that the students are not at any disadvantage.
Acknowledging the typo error, the CBSE Board will compensate Class 10 students by giving 2 marks.
The marking scheme has been decided in the interest of students and all those who appeared for the particular question will be awarded two marks.
The Class X and XII board examinations began on the 5th of last month and will conclude on 25th of this month.