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AAP in action: Sisodia cancels exam after hearing of paper leak

by FP Staff  Dec 30, 2013 08:48 IST

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Apart from its promises of water and electricity, the AAP government in Delhi has promised to be tough on corruption and in keeping with that education minister cancelled an examination after learning that the paper had been leaked.

Delhi's new Education Minister, Manish Sisodia on Sunday ordered the cancellation of an examination for the appointment of primary teachers in municipal schools after he found that the question paper was leaked.

The examination was held for around one lakh posts of teachers on Sunday, in which lakhs of aspirants had appeared. The re-examination is likely to be held within a month.

Sisodia being sworn in as education minister. PTI

Sisodia being sworn in as education minister. PTI

The Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) had conducted the examination for the post of primary teacher for MCD schools. Following reports of leaking of question paper, Sisodia ordered cancellation of the examination and DSSSB issued a notification in this regard.

"As per information received in the Board, the questions of the primary teachers (MCD) examination have apparently been leaked. Accordingly, it has been decided by the board to cancel the said examination and reschedule it shortly," a statement from DSSSB said.

with inputs from PTI

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