The Army has cancelled an examination for pan-India recruitment of basic responsibility personnel after paper was discovered to have been leaked, officers stated on Sunday.
They stated at the very least three individuals have been arrested in Pune to date on this connection.
“The Indian Army has zero tolerance in direction of corrupt practices within the recruitment course of for collection of appropriate candidates,” an official stated.
Based on a proactive joint operation with native police at Pune, a case of attainable leakage of query paper for the Common Entrance Examination for Recruitment of Soldiers (General Duty) was reported final evening, the official added.
While additional investigation remains to be underway, it was determined to cancel the examination to make sure steady transparency within the recruitment course of, he added.
The troopers (basic responsibility) are the spine of the military and consist primarily of preventing troops aside from different trades. They are enrolled into Arms or Services.
In Arms, they may be part of the Infantry, Artillery, Armoured Corps, Engineers or the Army Air Defence (AAD) as preventing troops, drivers, operators, gunners and plenty of different basic duties.
In Services, they might be enrolled into the Army Service Corps (ASC), Army Ordnance Corps (AOC), Army Medical Corps (AMC) on General Duties, operators and drivers.
The Indian Army recruitment workplaces conduct exams for enrolment of jawans, whereas Officers are recruited by the Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam performed by the Union Public Service Commission and the Staff Selection Commission (SSC).