Fire & Emergency Service exams: J&K Police refutes mass copying allegations

Srinagar, Dec 24 (UNI) The Jammu and Kashmir Police has refuted allegations that mass copying was done during the examination held for the recruitment of candidates for various categories in the Fire and Emergency department.
A Police Spokesperson on Monday said that it has come to the notice of the Recruitment board members that some mischievous elements have recently circulated some manipulated photograph on social media, alleging mass copying.
”Some newspapers have also carried the news that some candidates have protested in press enclave Srinagar, alleging mass copying and lack of transparency,” he said.
The board members of Fire and Energy Department, therefore, find it expedient to inform the genuine candidates having appeared in the examination, to remain fully confident about the fairness of the total process, till publication of the result, the Spokesperson added.
He said any such update on social networking websites and any news item is strongly refuted.
”If anyone still has any grievance, he may give it in writing to the Deputy Directors of Fire and Emergency Services Kashmir, at Batmaloo and Jammu, at Gandhinagar,” he added.
He said mischief mongers shall be acted against, under the law.
”The recruitment board wants to reiterate that the recruitment process has been done in the most transparent manner under the CCTV coverage and the entire process is videographed and stored by the Transparent Recruitment Agency under the supervision of senior Police and Fire and Emergency Services Officers and there is no scope for any favour or malpractice,” he said.
He said no one can escape after any false allegations. ”Therefore, mischief mongers are warned to stay away from such misadventures,” he added.
He said the examination centres were provided with all the requisites to offset any impersonation, copying, or use of any other means to facilitate helping any candidate.
”Firstly, there is a strong component for access control to the examination centres and only candidates having proper admit card, which is candidate specific with his or her photograph attached, are allowed,” he said.
”Secondly, there are centre superintendents and invigilators for every room, who are responsible for fair means. Thirdly, every room has a CCTV to record the conduct of exams,” he added.

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