MPPSC-2012: 142 women among  390 candidates clinched jobs

Indore : As many as 142 women candidates secured jobs in different government departments in the state through state civil service examination-2012, which had invited controversy following paper leak case.

A closer look at the result list revealed that more number of seats than reserved for women was clinched by fairer sex. As many as 400 seats were up for grab in the state civil service exam, final round of which (interviews) concluded on July 30.

On Thursday, the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) had announced the mark list and on Friday final results, post-wise, were uploaded on the Commission’s website.

Of the total 400 seats, 112 were reserved for women candidates. But women candidates clinched 30 more seats than reserved for them.

The final results which were announced on Friday carried information on 390 candidates. The MPPSC could not find three candidates for the seats reserved from defence persons belonging to reserved category. Details of remaining seven candidates were not posted on the website following court cases.

The prelims and main exam for posts including additional collector, DSP, CMO, excise officer, commercial tax officer etc were held in 2013. As many as 1150 candidates were declared qualified for interview round which was to be held from July 31, 2014. But in the month of July a gang involved in paper leak case was busted in New Delhi.

The gang members had admitted to have leaked papers of MPSPC-2012 as well. When news regarding this was published in newspapers, the MPPSC had suspended the interviews, which were held in July this year after the Madhya Pradesh High Court’s order.

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