Ayushi Bisht|Dec 4, 2023
- OSSC JE Civil Main exam 2023 cancelled after paper leak; fresh exam on September 3
OSSC JE Civil Main exam 2023 cancelled after paper leak; fresh exam on September 3
OSSC JE new exam date 2023 for junior engineering Civil Main exam is September 3. Nine have been arrested so far in connection with the paper leak case.
NEW DELHI: The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) has cancelled the OSSC junior engineer (JE) civil main written examination after police confirmed the question paper leak. The OSSC JE Civil Main exam 2023 was conducted on July 16.
In a latest notification, the commission said that the OSSC JE exam stands cancelled on the basis of the report of Balasore Superintendent of Police. "The Odisha Staff Selection Commission has decided to cancel the main written examination for JE (Civil) conducted on 16th July 2023 as a part of Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination 2022." The Odisha JE civil Main exam will be conducted again on September 3, it said.
"The Commission sincerely regrets the inconvenience caused to the candidates," the notice read.
Balasore, Superintendent of Police, Sagarika Nath at a press conference on Sunday confirmed the question paper leak incident. "Question papers seized before the examination match with the original question papers. We have informed the same to OSSC," the SP said, adding that there should be no doubt that the question papers of the main written exam were leaked before the examination, the PTI reported.
The report further said that at least nine persons were arrested in connection with the paper leak case. The mastermind of the scam has been identified and is from out of the state. Efforts are on to nab the mastermind and the arrested accused persons were middlemen and they have confessed that the candidates were asked to give Rs 8 lakh to 10 lakh, the PTI quoted Nath.
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