Leakage of Question Papers of Army Recruitment Board
March 21, 2017 Last Updated at 00:20 IST
On 26th February, 2017, an incident of leakage of question papers for Common Entrance Examination for recruitment of Other Ranks in Army under Headquarters Recruiting Zone, Pune in the States of Maharashtra and Goa, was reported which led to cancellation of the said examination. The Government has ordered an enquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the matter.
Three (03) persons are in Police custody.
Army has re-sensitized their dealing staff about the need to follow Standard Operating Procedures and have directed them that any violations thereof will be strictly dealt with. Further, the Government has approved introduction of Online Entrance Examination for recruitment of Other Ranks in Army in 2-3 recruiting zones on a pilot basis.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Anil Desai And Shri Sanjay Raut in Rajya Sabha today.
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