CBSE Fake News: Board Has Not Recommended Online Exam Through App

A news circulated on the social media platforms these days regarding the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) online examination is fake. The fictitious information claims that the CBSE has directed schools to conduct online exam by purchasing an app developed by VH Softwares and has also directed an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) for the same purpose.

The Board has released a public advisory regarding the fake news. As per the official sources, CBSE has neither endorsed any private agency for the conduct of online classes nor recommended any for the conduct of online examination and there is no OSD (Academics) appointed in CBSE.

 

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PIB Fact Check tweeted, "Claim-CBSE has directed Schools to conduct online exam by purchasing an app developed by VH Softwares & appointed Dr Sahil Gehlot as OSD for this.#PIBFactcheck - #FakeNews. This is Fake and Misleading. #CBSE neither endorsed this nor has appointed any OSD for this purpose."

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The CBSE notice reads, "A fictitious person called Dr. Sahil Gehlot, impersonating as Officer on Special Duty (Academics) CBSE, New Delhi has been sending fake messages using frivolous e mail ids regarding continuation of online classes and conduct online examination by using software allegedly developed by VH Softwares / VS Studies Pvt. Ltd."

It added, "VH Softwares / VS Studies Pvt. Ltd is fraudulently misleading schools to advance its agenda, make money, or to simply cause havoc."

It also reads, "CBSE will initiate appropriate action against the VH Softwares / VS Studies Pvt. Ltd or any other firm which tries to mislead schools by falsely claiming the approval of CBSE for using their services. The schools are also advised to immediately report any dubious and unverifiable information to CBSE and sensitize and advise other school not to trust fake information."

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