The competent authority of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has taken the decision to cancel the written examination which was conducted yesterday due to the leakage in question paper. The exam was being conducted for recruitment to the post of primary teacher and primary teacher (music) for the 2014-15 and 2015-16.
Santosh Singh Mall, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KYS) commissioner said, “We are not in position to confirm now. It will only be clear tomorrow morning when the papers will be opened.”
From the sources it has been revealed that KVS received the information from Rewari Police, Haryana that they have caught hold a gang which was allegedly involved in the paper leak and some incriminating material has been received from them. 13 persons have been arrested for the same and an FIR has also been filed in this regard.
As per the official statement, “Yesterday evening, it was brought to the notice of the KVS that the question paper of the PRT exam has been leaked and its soft version is circulating on internet messaging application WhatsApp.”
The new dates for the written examination for aforesaid posts has not yet been declared but are expected to be declared soon on the official website of KVS.
For the recruitment session 2014-15 and 2015-16, KVS has outsourced the complete recruitment work to its empaneled recruitment agency. All India Management Association (AIMA) has been given the authority to take hold of all the recruitment work ranging from setting, printing and dispatch of question papers to the opening of question papers at the prescribed time.
However the recruitment agency was of the view that “it may not be possible for them to cross-check the allegedly leaked question paper with the actual question paper for the exam of PRT due to various reasons.”
Earlier the written examination for the post of PGTs scheduled to be conducted on September 20, 2015 was postponed due to some administrative reasons. The new date issued for the exam is October 31, 2015.
Even the written examination conducted for librarian posts on September 6 in the morning session was cancelled and written examination for the post of Stenographer Grade II was postponed. The reason cited by the competent authority for the same was that there were some technical flaws. Now the cancelled and the postponed exam will be conducted on November 22, 2015 in the morning and the evening session. New call letters will be issued for the same 20 days prior to the conduct of the exam.