New Delhi: The Bihar Public Services Commission (BPSC) cancelled the Civil Services (preliminary) exam held earlier at this time (May 8) after allegations of query paper ‘leak’. 

“The exams have been cancelled. Other bulletins might be made in the end,” BPSC Examination Controller Amarendra Kumar informed information company PTI. 

A 3-member committee has been set as much as probe the incident and directed to submit a report in three days, BPSC Secretary Jiut Singh stated. 

The exam was cancelled following stories that query papers had been shared by means of messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram. The papers additionally went viral on social media minutes earlier than the exam started at midday. 

“We obtained complaints of leak on the time of graduation of exams. We in contrast the screenshots with the query papers and people tallied with set C. The screenshots reportedly went viral practically six minutes earlier than the exams started. These allegations might be regarded into by the inquiry committee,” Singh stated. 

Moreover, in Ara’s Kunwar Singh College, one of many BPSC examination centres, candidates alleged telephones had been utilized by some aspirants throughout the exam. “They (school officers) informed us that our exam might be delayed however made some college students give exams in two separate rooms with doorways shut,” claimed a pupil, as per ANI. 

Bhojpur DM Roshan Kushwaha reached the spot to placate the protesting college students and stated, “The boys and the women have been requested to present their criticism in writing. We will submit these to the BPSC which alone can take any motion. The native administration can solely be sure that exams are performed on the assigned day with none hindrance.” 

Meanwhile, over 5 lakh candidates who appeared for the BPSC exam held at over 1,000 centres throughout Bihar, had been left annoyed. 

“It is demoralising, to say the least. The exams had been to be held in December however had been deferred due to panchayat elections. Now, there’s going to be additional delay,” one of many college students informed PTI. 

(With company inputs)


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