Indore : One day candidates, who could not get through the State Civil Service Exam-2012, would turn at the office of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) and request officers to cancel the exams citing paper leak, the following day those declared qualified would reach the office and demand to complete selection process by holding interviews.
Tuesday was for the former to slog and Wednesday for the latter.
Candidates qualified for the final round of PSC-2012 thronged the MPPSC office asking as to why it was not conducting their interviews.
They said that STF identified some half-a-dozen candidates who had received paper ahead of the main exam. The MPPSC should seek their names from the STF and disqualify them. Why the entire selection process needed to be cancelled?” they argued.
They also submitted a memorandum requesting the MPPSC to hold interviews for the candidates who cracked the main exam.
Nearly, 1660 candidates had qualified for the interview round of PSC- 2012. The MPPSC was to conduct interviews from July 30.
But in the first week of July, a gang involved in paper leak case was busted in Delhi and its members admitted to have leaked paper of MPPSC- 2012 as well.
Following the news, the MPPSC suspended the interviews.
The STF probing into the matter confirmed that paper of MPPSC- 2012 was leaked by the gang. Since all eyes are on MPPSC.
Though a decision is still awaited, the PSC is very likely to cancel the exam.
According to sources, the STF has verbally told the MPPSC that its 2012 exam was leaked.
The MPPSC officials said that their decision on PSC-2012 completely hinges on STF report.
“Once the report will arrive, we will not take much time to take decision on it,” the officials added.