SSC CGL 2017, SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam, Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier-II) 2017, Staff Selection Commission
SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam is being held from February 17 to 22. (Photo: Representative)

: The (SSC) which is conducting Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier-II), 2017 has cancelled examination of Shift-II held at Animate Infotech, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate, New Delhi on Saturday due to report of cheating and unruly behaviour of candidates.

According to SSC, it received information at 1.45 pm on February 17, 2018 that at Animate Infotech, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate, New Delhi, that some candidates, after the completion of Paper-I (Quantitative Aptitude) had raised a noise that a chit of paper was found with some answers scribbled on it in the toilet.

SSC said, when the representative of the Commission moved in to ascertain the correct facts in the matter, his entry into the toilet was obstructed by some candidates who instead manhandled and beat him up and snatched his mobile.

In an online notification central government recruitment body said that the Commission immediately swung into action and established contact with the Police to ascertain the facts of the case. “Prima-facie evidence clearly indicates that the entire episode was created by some unruly elements, with a malafide intention, to try to disrupt the examination,” said SSC.

Taking action on the unruly behaviour, SSC said that the examination of Shift-II of that venue had been cancelled and it would not conduct any re-examination for that batch. The Commission said that based on video footage of the incident, stringent action will be taken against those candidates who were actively involved in disrupting the examination.

SSC is conducting Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier-II), 2017 from February 17 to February 22, 2018 for 1,89,843 candidates across the country. SSC has confirmed that rest of the examinations would be conducted as per schedule on the remaining five days.

SSC said that reports on the completion of both batches of the examinations held on February 17, 2018 from across all 206 venues in 69 cities indicate that the examinations have been conducted peacefully on other venues.

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