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Odishatv Bureau

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of some fake videos and messages on several social media platforms related to the Class 10 and 12 Board exams, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) alerted students and parents ahead of the exams.

"The Board appeals to public in general to cooperate with the Board for the smooth conduct of exams 2020 and not to participate in spreading of rumours and not believe baseless information," the Board said in a communique.

The Board further said that some unscrupulous elements are spreading rumors by hosting fake videos/messages on social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter etc. with the very intention to create panic among students, parents, schools and general public.

"The mischievous elements involved in such activities are hereby warned and advised to restrain themselves from such unlawful activities of spreading rumours. In case, any such information comes to the notice of the CBSE, immediate remedial action as necessary and measures as per provisions of law will be taken by the CBSE," the communique added.

CBSE Class 10, 12 board exams will begin on February 15. While the Class 10 exams will continue till March 20, CBSE Class 12 exams will be conducted till March 30.

Of the 240 subjects in which CBSE conducts the exams at class 10 and class 12 level, the exam is held for as many as 30,000 subject combinations, NDTV reported.

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