|On 26th February, 2017, an incident of
leakage of question papers for Common Entrance Examination for
recruitment of Other Ranks in Army under Headquarters Recruiting Zone,
Pune in the States of Maharashtra and Goa, was reported which led to
cancellation of the said examination. The Government has ordered an
enquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the matter.
Three (03) persons are in Police custody.
Army has re-sensitized their dealing staff about the need to follow
Standard Operating Procedures and have directed them that any violations
thereof will be strictly dealt with. Further, the Government has
approved introduction of Online Entrance Examination for recruitment of
Other Ranks in Army in 2-3 recruiting zones on a pilot basis.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash
Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Anil Desai And Shri Sanjay Raut in
Rajya Sabha today.