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Updated on: Thursday, December 30, 2021, 11:34 PM IST

FPJ-Ed: MPSC to debar aspirants in case of 'vulgar, uncivilized, unparliamentary and obscene' remarks against it on social media

The notice by MPSC stated that such incidences pointed out to the commission are being taken seriously.
FPJ-Ed: MPSC to debar aspirants in case of 'vulgar, uncivilized, unparliamentary and obscene' remarks against commission on social media | PTI Pic

FPJ-Ed: MPSC to debar aspirants in case of 'vulgar, uncivilized, unparliamentary and obscene' remarks against commission on social media | PTI Pic

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Mumbai: Days after the Maha Vikas Aghadi government faced adverse publicity in the wake of paper leaks and the recruitment exam scam, the Maharashtra Public Service Commission has issued a warning to aspirants, informing them that they will be permanently or temporarily debarred in case of vulgar, uncivilised, unparliamentary and obscene remarks on the commission on social media.

The MPSC warning came after affected candidates took to social media to criticise the commission as they were dissatisfied with its working and the recent postponement of the exams.

However, the commission noted that while criticising, future public service aspirants should do it in a decent manner. “Parliamentary and cultured language is expected to be used,” it added.

The MPSC stated that such incidents brought to its notice were being taken seriously.

“Candidates will be dealt with as per the provisions of the relevant Act. Also, at the discretion of the Commission, they will be debarred from appearing for the selection exams by MPSC permanently or for a certain period,” it added.

MPSC prelims which were slated to be held on January 2, have been postponed without a new date.

“Candidates who have reached the age limit for the State Service Pre-Examination 2021 were given the opportunity to appear for the examination as per the Government Resolution dated 17th December 2021. For this purpose, the examination scheduled for 2nd January 2022 is being postponed,” reads the tweet by MPSC.

Recently, the state government had appointed a retired bureaucrat, Kishorraje Nimbalkar, as the MPSC chairman, and other members. Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said that the government would increase the number of MPSC board members on the lines of Kerala to expedite the interview process of aspirants. Further, the timetable of the MPSC exams to be held in a year would be declared on the lines of UPSC, it was announced.

Pawar had also announced that 15,511 posts in various government departments, including public health and medical education would soon be filled up by the MPSC. Of these posts, 4,417 are under the A category, 8,031 in the B category and 3,063 under the C category.

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Published on: Thursday, December 30, 2021, 11:34 PM IST
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