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Govt approves online entrance exam for army recruitment

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has approved introduction of Online Entrance Examination for recruitment of personnel for various ranks in the army, following an incident of paper leak.

Ahead of a common entrance examination for recruitment of other ranks in the army last month, a case of paper leak was reported under its recruiting zone of


In a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha, Subhash Bhamre, Minister of State for Defence said, the has ordered a (CBI) probe into the incident.

He said, seven cases of paper leak have been reported during the last three years.

"Strict instructions have been issued to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and that any violations will be strictly dealt with.

"Further, the has approved introduction of Online Entrance Examination for recruitment of other ranks in the army," Bhamre said.

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