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Question paper leak: TSPSC has canceled the Group-1 preliminary exam held last October.

The Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) on Friday announced the cancellation of the Group 1 Preliminary Examination held on October 16, 2022. and an internal inquiry conducted by the commission.

Amid the ongoing controversy over the TSPSC exam paper leak, the Commission has canceled the examination for the post of Assistant Engineer (Civil) held on March 15, 2023 and extended the examination to Town Planning posts. Construction Superintendent on March 12th and Veterinary Assistant Surgeon on March 15th and 16th.

According to TSPSC, the AEE exam held on January 22, 2023 and the Divisional Accounts Officer (DAO) exam held on February 26, 2023 have been cancelled. “It has been decided to re-run Group 1 qualifiers on June 11, 2023. The dates for re-conducting the other exams will be finalized soon,” he said. At that time, 2.8 lakh people had appeared for the Group-1 preliminary exams and about 25,000 qualified for the main exams.

On March 11, Begum’s Bazar had initiated an investigation into suspected hacking of its secure systems based on a complaint from the TSPSC. Nine people, including five government employees, were arrested in the investigation. According to the police, the arrested accused are two TSPSC employees who misused the communication of the commission and stole the question paper from the secret department using the certificate of another employee. The investigation has been handed over to the SIT for further investigation.

TSPSC Assistant Divisional Officer Pulidindi Praveen Kumar appeared in the Group-I preliminary examination held last October and his marks proforma secured 103 marks out of 150 which was widely circulated on social media. But he failed to qualify due to technical reasons.

Protests against TSPSC chairman B Janardhan Reddy’s resignation that started on Tuesday intensified as political parties and their leaders jumped in. The protesters are sitting in the Telangana High Court demanding an independent probe by a judge.

Although the police invoked Section 144 on the premises of the TSPSC headquarters in Nampally, BJP leaders, including state president Bandi Sanjay Kumar and MLA Itala Rajender, staged a sit-in protest at the Gun Park memorial and were taken into protective custody. Tried to go to TSPSC office.

BSP leader and former IPS officer RS ​​Praveen Kumar, who staged a quick protest at his office demanding a CBI probe, was taken home by the police. YSR Telangana Party leader YS Sharmila was confined to her residence and was not allowed to go out and protest. Bandi Sanjay demanded sacking of Minister KT Rama Rao in TSPSC.

Responding to the BJP president, KT Rama Rao said in a statement that TSPSC is a constitutionally constituted independent organisation. “Bandi Sanjay, who has made such senseless and baseless allegations about Inter Tests in the past, is facing a defamation case in the public domain. He expects criminal cases in the coming days for these conspiracies of political malice,” KTR said in a statement.


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