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Flaws in OJS questions: Odisha PSC to receive complaints till Jun 18

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jun 13:

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has started receiving complaints from candidates on serious flaws in the question papers of the Odisha Judicial Service (OJS) preliminary test, which was held on May 31 this year.

justiceAccording to Krushna Chandra Pati, secretary, OPSC, the Commission has received complaints from the candidates, who have alleged that about 15-20 questions carrying one mark each are flawed. Besides, they have alleged that some questions were out of the syllabus, he added.

“The Commission has advised the candidates to lodge their complaints either online or submit them in writing and deposit them the Commission’s headquarters in person. The last date for receiving the complaints is June 18,” he informed.

He also said the complaints received by the Commission would be verified by a committee of specialists and necessary action will be taken on the basis of the report of the committee.

OPSC had conducted OJS preliminary test for 69 posts at several examination centres at Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Brahmapur, Baleswar and Sambalpur on May 31 this year in which a total of 2166 candidates had appeared.

It may be mentioned that the OPSC had spent about Rs 80 lakh for the OJS examination in 2011.