GUWAHATI: The State Level Police Recruitment Board (SLPRB) Assam on Saturday has issued important guidelines for the candidates appearing in the Assam Police Sub-Inspector Recruitment Examinations on November 22.
The guidelines are:
(A) Candidates have to report at the entrance of the examination venue a minimum of two-and-a-half-hour before the starting time of the examination, i.e they must report by 9.30 AM.
(B) Only candidates would be allowed to enter the examination venue. No parents/guardians of the candidates will be allowed to enter the campus of the examination venue.
(C) Only following items are allowed in the examination hall.
(1) Original copy of any one of the documents as ‘Identity proof’ as mentioned in the advertisement.
(2) Self attested photocopy of the identity proof.
(3) 3 ballpoint pens (Black), 1 pencil, eraser, face mask, spectacles (if used by the candidate) admit card, postcard size photographs.
(4) Candidates must not bring any mobile phone, smartwatch, calculator, handbags, and ornaments, or any other electronic gadgets to the test venue. Anyone found carrying these items would be barred from appearing in the written test and his/her candidature shall be rejected. Moreover, legal action would be initiated against the candidate violating the above x mentioned rules and regulations.
The recruitment drive of Assam Police SI landed into a major controversy earlier when the question papers for the recruitment exams were out illegally. Later, a police investigation found the involvement of several top cops in the question paper leak scam.
On Thursday night, the prime accused in the Assam SI recruitment exam scam, Kumud Kalita has been arrested by CID from Sualkuchi. He was absconding for two months and was nabbed by the CID with the help of local police.
It is alleged that Kalita charged huge amounts of money from the candidates in the name of giving jobs. An investigation of the case has revealed the involvement of the arrested accused person as a middleman. At least 24 persons were arrested in connection with the case so far.
Following the incident, Assam Police assured to hold a fair recrutiment drive this time.