Kolkata: The state government has issued new rules and regulations pertaining to the state’s first examination under the Group-D recruitment board, which is scheduled on Saturday.
Strict measures to curb the menace of cheating were the main focus of discussion in the meeting conducted to decide on ways to tackle huge number of applicants. The school and education department has taken initiatives for the arrangement of security for the examination on May 20, 2017, that is, on Saturday. The education department has completely prohibited the use of mobile phones during the examination on Saturday, in an effort to reduce the possibility of cheating.
The school and education department’s rule states that no examinee is allowed to carry a mobile phone inside the examination venue. If the examinee has to carry mobile phones, then he/she must submit it before entering the examination centre. Apart from this a huge police force would be allocated outside each centre to prevent any unwanted incident taking place.
This year, a total of 25 lakh examinees would write their exams for the first phase examination. The number of seats vacant is 6000. A total of 25 thousand seats are vacant in all the departments of the state under the Group D post.
The state government had constituted the West Bengal Group-D Recruitment Board for recruitment of around 60,000 Group-D personnel, in phases, against the vacant sanctioned posts available in the various offices of the Government of West Bengal.
The Recruitment Board had started functioning from 1st January, 2016.
Applications were invited on-line for recruitment of 6000 Group D personnel in various categories of Group D posts in the offices of the State Government, located all over the State of West Bengal.