Bhopal: Irregularities committed in the recruitment of assistant professors (APs) by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) are coming to the fore day-by-day. The level of irregularities can be gauged from the fact that even non-PhDs were selected for the post of APs. Non-PhDs are not eligible for selection for the post of assistant professors. Several applicants, who were non-PhDs, were selected for assistant professors of Political Science, Zoology and other subjects. The selection was done without taking interview.

In the recruitment for assistant professor of Hindi subject, the cut-off marks for ‘Divyangs’ were changed. Earlier, the cut-off for orthopaedically handicapped candidate was 253 marks which had been raised to 352 marks.  Social workers namely Vinayak Parihar, Akshya Hunka, former IPS officer Vijay Vate and guest teachers association’s leader Devraj Singh lodged a complaint over the irregularities in recruitment of assistant professors in cyber police station.

They claimed that selection lists of Physics and Economics were changed citing software error as reason. They alleged that the list was changed because wrong selections were done. They also claimed that if it had happened due to software error then there was possibility of errors in the results of other subjects too. They also alleged that data base server was hacked to change the result and software error has been cited as excuse.

These activists also demanded action against MPPSC, chairman and its examination controller. In the complaint they demanded to seize the data base of these examinations and its server. As many as ten petitions have been filed in the high court over irregularities in the recruitment conducted by MPPSC. Social activist, Parihar alleged that it was not a mistake but a scam. He demanded to get the examination cancelled and initiate probe into the complete scam.

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