Bihar Government cancels BSSC paper due to leak
The inter-level examination conducted by Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) for recruitment of clerks at state government jobs, has been called off because of the alleged paper leak. Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar announced the cancellation of this exam.
Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) is an organization which works for the welfare of the people. The main goal of BSSC is to provide opportunities for people who are looking for a job, especially those people who live outside or far from the cities. BSSC also focuses on not only improving the staff committee but it also looks forward to enhance the overall quality. Over 95000 candidates from 750 centres across Bihar took part in Bihar SSC inter-level exam, phase 2. Phase 1 was held on Jan 29. Chief Secretary, Anjani Kumar Singh, said that the exam for all four phases will be conducted once again. The dates for all four phases would be announced later. The decision to call off the exam was taken after the approval from Bihar CM Nitish Kumar who ordered a thorough investigation on the paper leak by the Chief Secretary and Director General of Police (DGP).
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The cancellation of the BSSC exam led to rigorous questioning of Commission Secretary Parameshwar Ram by the SIT (Special Investigation team) under the supervision of Manu Maharaj, Patna Senior Superintendent of Police, who told the Press Trust of India (PTI) about the arrest. He also added that another staff member of BSSC was also arrested along with Parameshwar Ram.