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UP Police Recruitment exam 2017 cancelled after paper leak

UP Police Recruitment exam 2017 cancelled after paper leak
Written by Pallavi Parmar

The UP Police 2017 exam is got cancelled by the government on Tuesday. The complete recruitment process cancelled after the allegations of the paper leak. Earlier the online examination of the police and PAC for the recruitment of sub-inspectors was to be held on Tuesday and Wednesday. The UP Police exams held for 2709 posts of sub inspector.

It is the first time when the online examination was being conducted across the 22 districts for the state police recruitment in Uttar Pradesh. It has been conducted for the recruitment for the posts of Sub inspectors including 2,707 males and 600 females for the civil police, fire department and the Provincial Armed Constabulary department. In 2016 6.30 lakh plus applications were received for the various posts of UP Police recruitment.

Officials said that they will later inform the candidates about the new dates of the examination. This year more than 1.20 lakh candidates are appearing for the Uttar Pradesh Police exams. However, the exam got cancelled after receiving the complaints about the paper leakage. The organisation who conducts the examination of UP Police will be lodging a FIR in the case and the preliminary investigation revealed that the TCS system had been hacked. The TCS Tata Consultancy Services providing the technical services to these online exams.

Although TCS is not associated in any manner with the UP Recruitment exams. Students can now check the new date and time of their examination on the official website http://uppbpb.gov.in. Soon the Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment department will release the new date and time on the website only.

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Pallavi Parmar

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