Karnataka PSC FDA exam postponed after question paper leak, 6 held

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A total of 3.7 lakh candidates applied for the examination out of which 2.8 lakh candidates downloaded the admission ticket. 

 

Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSE) on Saturday postponed the First Division Assistant (FDA) examination, which was scheduled to be held today.

The competitive examinations for FDA have been postponed by the Commission after the question paper leak incident.

"Karnataka Public Service Commission postpones First Division Assistant examination that was scheduled to be held on January 24 due to unavoidable reasons. The question paper has reached to some miscreants," said an official statement.

The Commission has further informed that the new dates of the exam would be released soon.

Earlier, Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police, (Crime) Bengaluru, informed that Karnataka police arrested six people after it was reported that some people have got the FDA exam question paper.

According to the official report, Rs 24 lakhs cash and three vehicles also seized from the possession of the accused. 

A total of 3.7 lakh candidates applied for the examination out of which 2.8 lakh candidates downloaded the admission ticket. 

The examination would be conducted to fill up 1112 posts of First Division Assistant, out of which 975 are reserved for Residual Parent Cadre (RPC) and 137 for Hyderabad Karnataka Local Cadre (HK). 

For more related details candidates can visit the official site of KPSC.

 

With inputs from Agency

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