The Grade-II teacher competitive examination-2022 organised by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) was cancelled at all centres in the state after general knowledge question paper of leaked. The exam was scheduled to be held on Sunday morning.
“Forty six students, including seven female candidates, who were caught copying and solving the leaked paper in a running bus were debarred forever from RPSC examinations,” an official spokesman said quoting a follow-up action taken by the state police and RPSC.
About four lakh students were to appear for the morning shift examination when the RPSC received a ‘paper leak’ information from the Udaipur district police that they have intercepted a roadways bus in which students were copying and solving the ‘leaked paper’ with the help of some senior coaching teachers and a cheating gang who assured them jobs too after getting lakhs of rupees.
“Forty six students including 7 female candidates who were caught copying and solving the leaked paper in a running bus were debarred forever from RPSC examinations”, an official spokesman said quoting a follow up action taken by the state police and RPSC.
Most of the accused are from the Sirohi and Jalore districts of Rajasthan. About 50 people, including these 46 students, have been detained for interrogation. The police have seized a bus, a few escort vehicles, printer, copier and other electronic gadgets from the gang.
Meanwhile, ABVP activists have protested outside the School Education Minister B D Kalla’s house. When the protestors tried to lock it from outside, the police resorted to mild lathi charge to disperse them.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot expressed concern on the paper leak saying that the fresh date of examination will be announced soon, and no guilty would be spared under the new law “Rajasthan Public Examination (Prevention of Unfair Means) Act adopted by the assembly early this year.