Rajasthan Police Constable Recruitment Exam Postponed

After various malpractices have been reported in the ongoing Rajasthan Police Recruitment exam, the authorities have postponed the second leg of the examination.

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Rajasthan Police Constable Recruitment Exam Postponed

The registration for Rajasthan Police recruitment process was held till November 21, 2017.

New Delhi:  After various malpractices have been reported in the ongoing Rajasthan Police Recruitment exam, the authorities have postponed the second leg of the examination. According to a statement from the Rajasthan Police, the exams which are scheduled from March 20 to March 31 have been cancelled. The recruitment authorities have not released any new dates for the postponed exams. The Rajasthan Police Constable Examination started on March 7, 2018.

After several cases of cheating and impersonation reported during the recruitment exam process, the authorities have filed several cases and Rajasthan's special operation group has arrested more than 20 people so far.

The investigation in this regard is still on, said Rajasthan Police.

Rajasthan police had announced a total of 5390 vacancies for the recruitment of constables in state police force. 

Official notification was for these posts were released in October 2017. 

The admit cards for these recruitment exams were released on the first week March. 

A statement from Rajasthan police also said it is committed to maintain the credibility of the recruitment process.

The registration for Rajasthan Police recruitment process was held till November 21, 2017. The Rajasthan Government had earlier recommended 5,500 vacancies in police force in the state. 

In this recruitment, 4684 general constables, 402 general constables - TSP / Sahria Area and 304 Constables (Driver) will be appointed.

The Rajasthan police recruitment tests are held in computer mode.

More than 20 arrests

Meanwhile, Press Trust of India reported that SOG yesterday arrested five more people for facilitating cheating during the Rajasthan police constable recruitment exam.

As many as 21 accused have been arrested so far in the case. On Monday, six people were arrested for facilitating online cheating during the exam, the official said.

Two key accused of a gang that cloned thumbprints of candidates and sent proxies to write the exam were arrested yesterday,  Additional Director General (SOG) Umesh Mishra said.  

In a separate cheating racket case, three accused, including prime accused and centre director were also arrested today, Mr Mishra said.

"It was found that the gang made a thumbprint impression of the original candidate and pasted it on the thumb of the proxy who took the exam.

"It was also learnt that they used some oil to make the fake thumbprint last for at least one hour. Candidates managed to cheat the biometric attendance system," Mr Mishra said.

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