The Science subject question paper set by the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHEB) for the ongoing unit test of class 10, got leaked on Friday prior to the exam. Speculated of have been leaked from a school in Gandhinagar, the state education department has ordered a probe into the matter.
The students of Class 9 to Class 12 are appearing for their unit tests across the state which started on October 18, 2021 and will be concluded on October 27, 2021. The exam papers for all the classes were prepared by the GSHSEB. However, self-financed schools were allowed by the GSHSEB to set their own exam papers.
According to the sources, the board had sent question papers to the DEOs in sealed covers well in advance, but it was learned that many students had already got the question papers before the exam started.
The paper has been leaked after it left the DEO offices and reached the school but the inquiry is underway on exactly how and where it happened, he added.