SSC CGL Exam Paper Leak: Decision Likely Next Week

New Delhi: All eyes are on the Supreme Court hearing on April 24, when the apex court will once again hear the the 2017 Staff Selection Commission (SSC) exam paper leak matter. The SC on Tuesday directed the CBI to file a fresh status report on investigation into the SSC CGL paper leak matter.

A bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer asked the probe agency to file the status report by April 23 and posted the matter for hearing on April 24. The apex court also directed CBI to give a copy of the fresh status report to the counsel representing the petitioner

Earlier on April 1, the SC had allowed SSC to declare result of a re-examination of 2017 SSC CGL held last year. It had also set up a high powered committee comprising Nandan Nilekani and computer scientist Vijay P Bhatkar to suggest reforms for conducting of competitive examinations fairly by the government bodies.

The examination papers of the SSC CGL 2017 were allegedly leaked, leading to huge protests from job seekers for several days. Later, SSC had recommended a CBI probe into the allegations of paper leak.