Thursday, July 27, 2017

Mark tampering, irregularities in tabulation of MPSC exposed Imphal: Thursday, July 27, 2017.
Some Candidates who had appeared in the Manipur Civil Service Combined competitive examination- 2016 conducted by the Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) has exposed massive irregularities and mark tampering in the conduct of the examination.
In some of the answer scripts procured from the MPSC, there were no signature of the examiners and in some answer sheets there were signs of manipulating the marks.
Plead for quashing of the said examination has not been listened by any of the concern government authority.
The incident came to light when aspirants who appeared in the Main examination asked for copies of their answer sheets through RTI Act 2005.
It is reported that some 200 candidates had asked for copies of their answer sheets through RTI Act.
Of the 200 applied, about 20 got their answer sheets.
Manipur Civil Services Combine Competitive Examination is the biggest competitive examination in the state which decides the ultimate future of the state thereby selecting the best potential administrators/bureaucrats.
The said competitive examination was and is still continue to be a much criticized examination conducted by the Manipur Public Service Commission.
There have always been one or two cases of allegations every time the result of the said examination is out.
It may be mentioned that the MCSCCE was halted for years due to numerous problems/discrepancies and above all allegations of corruptions in the final selection processes.
As per a ruling of the Supreme Court, Manipur High Court in its directive to the MPSC on Feb 28, 2017 in its order had asked to provide the answer sheets along with those of the 82 successful candidates.
However as of now the answer sheets of the 82 successful candidates have not been provided.