Bihar Police constable recruitment exam cancelled due to paper leak
The Central Selection Board of Constables CSBC on Tuesday cancelled the Bihar constable recruitment examination, which was held on October 1, due to a paper leak.According to a statement issued by the CSBC, Dishonest candidates were caught cheating during the examination on October 1.
The Central Selection Board of Constables (CSBC) on Tuesday cancelled the Bihar constable recruitment examination, which was held on October 1, due to a paper leak.
According to a statement issued by the CSBC, ''Dishonest candidates were caught cheating during the examination on October 1. There were complaints of using electronic devices and other fraudulent methods by the candidates at certain centres. As a result, the exam has been postponed until further notice. The individuals who were caught cheating were arrested on the spot.'' ''A lot of complaints regarding irregularities in the examination were received by the board. Sanctity of the examination was lost which led to cancellation of the October 1 examination. Further, the examinations scheduled on October 7 and October 15 have also been postponed until further notice,'' the statement said. Disturbing reports emerged that some candidates had access to the exam answers through mobile devices and other illicit means, said the statement, adding many were caught red-handed with handwritten answer sheets.
The matter is being investigated by the Economic Offence Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police. The EOU has so far registered a total of 67 FIRs in 21 districts and arrested 148 persons for their alleged role in the leak of question papers.
Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, Nayyar Hasnain Khan, Additional Director General (ADG) of the Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police said, ''EOU sleuths have seized several electronic devices from the possession of the arrested accused, and those are being scrutinised and analysed. More arrests are expected by the EOU in the coming days in this regard.'' Bihar Police Constable 2023 recruitment was scheduled to fill 21,391 vacancies for various posts of police constable in different wings of the state police. The exam was conducted at 529 exam centres in 37 districts and a large number of aspirants had appeared.
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