Time-bound probe has been sought
Pawan Tripathi | March 7, 2018
Despite home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday ordering a CBI enquiry into the alleged SSC paper leak, hundreds of aspirants continue to protest outside the commission’s office in New Delhi.
The students want a written communication from the government about the CBI enquiry. They have also demanded that the all SSC exams between February 17 and 22 be put on hold till the enquiry gets over. Besides, they want the selection process and the enquiry to be time-bound.
The SSC Tier II CGL (Combined Graduate Level) exam was scheduled to be held from February 17 to February 22 this year. As many as 1,89,843 aspirants were to appear in the examination against 9,372 vacancies. The second shift of the examination on February 17 was cancelled due to some malpractices at one of the centres in Delhi. A couple of days later, technical glitches delayed the examination for 33, 075 candidates. It was also reported that the screenshots of question papers had already gone viral on social media before and during the examination.
Following this, the SSC cancelled the examination and announced re-examination on March 9.
The leak hints at a well-oiled mechanism of leaking question papers, substituting examinees and manipulating final scores of exams. Lawyer Prashant Bhushan and activist Anna Hazare have also lend support to the protesting students.
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