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SSC Paper Leak Petition: Supreme Court Refuses To Scrap CGL 2017 Exam

The Supreme Court Refuses To Scrap CGL 2017 Exam. SSC CGL Paper Leak Petition Was Filed In The Supreme Court To Put A Hold On The Joining Letter Of Shortlisted Candidates.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Krishnendu Chatterjee | Updated on: 05 Mar 2020, 12:42:49 PM
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New Delhi:

The Supreme Court has refused to scrap the SSC CGL 2017 Exam. Earlier, SSC CGL Paper Leak petition was filed in the Supreme Court to put a stay order on issuing the joining letter to the shortlisted candidates in the SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination 2017. The Supreme Court also formed a seven-member committee with the objective to make entrance examinations for jobs and admission to educational institutions fool proof.

SSC CGL 2017 Paper Leak

The SSC CGL Paper Leak petition was filed by advocate Gaurav Gupta in the context of several malpractices and use of unfair means that came into light during the SSC CGL 2017 exam. The petition filed by Gaurav Gupta said, “"During the conduct of CGLE-17 on February 21, 2018, several malpractices and illegalities came to light. The irregularities reported related to cheating through screen sharing software, sharing of answer key on social media even before the commencement of the exam”.

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Earlier, a plea was also filed by Shantanu Kumar that demanded to look thoroughly into the case of SSC CGL Paper Leak 2017 case and charge sheets filed by CBI. The plea also sought to look after the bail orders that were passed by a trail court in the context of SSC CGL Question paper 2017 leak case. The plea filed by Kumar said, "seeking interim directions to stay the entire process of CGLE-2017, and for issuance of directions for staying the issuance of joining letters/appointment letters to the selected candidates until the submission of the report".

The plea was sought to restrict the Staff Selection Commission for conducting any further Combined Graduate Level Exam until a concrete report on the SSC CGL 2017 Paper Leak case is presented.

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First Published : 05 Mar 2020, 12:40:36 PM