The Central Government has approved to conduct online entrance examination to recruit personnel for various ranks in Indian army. The decision has been taken after the army recruitment question paper leak.
The case of paper leak was reported under recruiting zone of Pune, ahead of a common entrance examination for recruitment of other ranks in the army last month.
While replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Defense, Subhash Bhamre said, the government has ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the incident. He added, during the last three years, seven cases of paper leak have been reported.
“Strict instructions have been issued to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and that any violations will be strictly dealt with. Further, the government has approved introduction of online entrance examination for recruitment of other ranks in the army,” Bhamre said.