LS – Q & A (25-07-2018) – SSC Paper Leak
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1280
(TO BE ANSWERED ON 25.07.2018)
SSC PAPER LEAK 1280.
SERI J1TENDRA CHAUDHURY:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:
(a) whether the incidents of leakage of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) examination papers are increasing day-by-day in all over the country and if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether the examination paper with answers are found to be available on computer screen for some students and if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether it is a fact that students who have cleared the examination criteria would not be given appointment letter by SSC;
(d) if so, the details thereof; and
(e) the action taken by the Government in this regard?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES
AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) & (b): No Madam. During the conduct of Combined Graduate Level (Tier-10 Examination, 2017 in February-March, 2018, there were some allegations of cheating and leakage of Answer Keys of some Questions of Paper-I on 21.02.2018.
In order to maintain the sanctity of examination, SSC cancelled the examination and reexamination was conducted on March 09, 2018. Further, with the aim to reaffirm the faith of candidates in examination process of SSC, the Government on the recommendation of SSC has requested CBI to enquire into the allegations.
(c) to (e): The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts examinations for various Group ‘B’ (Non-Gazetted), Group ‘C’ (Non- Technical) and Group ‘B’ (Gazetted) posts of Assistant Accounts Officer and Assistant Audit Officer in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department, for the Government of India.
Based on the merit-list(s) prepared by the SSC for various examinations conducted by it, the SSC recommends candidates for various posts to the concerned User Ministries/ Department(s) as per vacancies indicated by them. Thereafter, the User Ministries/ Department(s), exercise due diligence and after conducting the necessary verification, issue the Offers of Appointments to the bonafide recommended candidates.