GPSSB Clerk Exam 2023: Gujarat Junior Clerk recruitment exam postponed after paper leak

Gujarat Junior Clerk Exam 2022: The Gujarat Panchayat Service Selection Board (GPSSB) has announced that Junior Clerk (Administration/Accounts) exam which was scheduled for today i.e., January 29 has been postponed due to paper leak.
“The Panchayat Junior Clerk recruitment exam in Gujarat has been postponed. Over 9.50 lakh candidates registered for the exam which was to be conducted from 11am, free return journey in GSRTC buses was announced for candidates,” reads a statement from Gujarat Chief Minister’s Office.
Gujarat Police has detained a suspect and recovered a copy of the question paper of the exam early Sunday morning, after which the Gujarat Panchayat Service Selection Board decided to ‘postpone’ the exam in the wider interest of the candidates, the board said in a statement.”The junior clerk (administrative/accounting) exam was to be conducted in different districts between 11 am and 12 noon on January 29. As per the information received from the police early Sunday morning, they detained a suspect and upon his interrogation seized a copy of the question paper from his possession,” the board said in the statement.
The board has assured that the junior clerk recruitment exam will be conducted afresh at the earliest, for which the board will issue a new advertisement.
“The government claims to be taking strict action, but the main culprits have not even been arrested. The government is playing with the future of youth of the state,” says Gujarat Congress spokesperson, Manish Doshi.
(With inputs from PTI)