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SSC CHSL 2017 Exams: 10 cases of impersonation detected, half from Patna

SNS | New Delhi |

Ten cases of impersonation have been reported in the ongoing SSC CHSL 2017 Exams being conducted at 438 venues in 92 cities of the country.

Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination (Tier-I) examination of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) commenced on 4 March and will continue till 28 March.

According to the Commission, there is no report of any untoward incident from any of the examination centres.

“This examination is being conducted under strict surveillance,” said a statement from the commission.

The Commission said that half of the 10 cases of impersonation have been detected from Patna. Two cases were detected at Delhi which Chandigarh, Gorakhpur and Allahabad reported one each.

This is besides the four cases of cheating reported from Patna and Delhi.

“Police complaints have been registered against the delinquent candidates/persons involved in these exam related malpractices. Further action against the involved candidates viz. cancellation of their candidature and debarment from future examinations of the Commission has also been initiated,” said the statement.

A total of 63,49,545 registered candidates across the country are appearing in the examinations. According to reports, 5,58,319 candidates out of 14,11,539 candidates have taken the examination till 8 March.

The answer keys of the SSC CHSL exams will be uploaded on the official website of the Commission after the completion of the Tier 1 schedule.