ssc cgl 2017 case status
On May 9, the top court had paved the way for declaration of results of SSC CGLE-2017 by vacating its stay on it.
A fresh plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking stay on issuing of joining letters to the selected candidates of ‘tainted’ SSC combined graduate level examination (CGLE) of 2017, till the apex court-appointed committee submits its report. The top court had constituted a 7-member committee to suggest measures to make entrance exams meant for jobs and admissions in educational institutions fool proof.
On May 9 last year, the top court had paved the way for declaration of results of SSC CGLE-2017 by vacating its stay on it.
Bhushan argued that CBI has said that it was not possible to identify each and every candidate who may have benefitted from the malpractices in the examination, which included remote access for computers which were used for online exam.
Amid the protests, the SSC had recommended a CBI probe into the allegations of paper leak.
Several lakh students appear in SSC examination each year and enter government services in Group C and D Categories of jobs once they qualify.
A bench comprising Justices SA Bobde and Abdul Nazir also constituted a seven-member committee, headed by retired Supreme Court judge GS Singhvi, to suggest measures to make the conduct of entrance exams for jobs and admission in educational institutions foolproof.
A total of 35,990 candidates have cleared the SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 written examination that was conducted for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer, Junior Statistical Officer, CPT and DEST. These candidates will be called for document verification for their final selection.
Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the petitioner Shantanu Kumar, submitted that the court had earlier directed the CBI to file the status report but no fresh report has been filed.
The SC on April 1 allowed the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to declare the result of a re-examination of SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) 2017 held last year.