To recruit 35,000 primary and upper primary teachers across the state, Rajasthan government has conducted Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET), 2018 on Sunday. The REET 2018 was held by Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education through 2,600 examination centres. However, since the beginning of the examination, social media have been buzzing with the speculation of REET 2018 paper leak. According to reports, a message has been spread via WhatsApp and now with other social media platforms that Group D category of REET 2018 paper has been leaked. However, the officials have completely denied it.
REET 2018 Paper Leak Rumour
According to ETV Rajasthan, the official have claimed that the viral question papers are fake. They belong to previous examinations and have no relation with REET 2018. Government is likely to take a note of REET 2018 Paper leak rumour and may share the details after completion of the examination. REET 2018 was held in two sessions, the first session was to check eligibility of primary teachers from classes I to V and the second session was for teachers of classes VI to VIII.
According to Patrika, more than twelve hundred policemen had been entrusted with the responsibility of security of examination centers from sixty police stations in Jaipur only. A large number of policemen were deployed on the railway station and bus stand since Saturday night. Also, in some districts of Rajasthan, internet services have been temporarily halted.
To ensure that no untoward incident happens and REET 2018 gets conducted in a smooth and transparent manner, the state government had made several arrangement like use of video surveillance camera along with police presence and installation of mobile jammers in every exam centre. The official informed that adequate arrangements have been made to prevent any kind of imitation through electronic devices including mobile, bluetooth at the examination centres. As many as five thousand CCTV cameras have been installed at the REET examination centers. All the examination centers were monitored through CCTV cameras. All these are being done by District Examination Steering Committees which was specially formed for conducting the REET 2018 examination.
The REET examination was started in 2016. A successful candidate will not have go to through interview process for primary and upper primary teachers. According to reports, in the first REET exam about 9 lakh candidates had appeared and about 15,000 eligible candidates were called for jobs in different districts. This year too, about 10 lakh candidates are appearing for 35,000 posts.