Constable recruitment written test held

Bhubaneswar: After the paper leak fiasco, the constable recruitment written test was re-conducted today by the State selection Board at 31 centres across the State.

19,039 candidates appeared in the written test which started at 11 am and continued till 11:45 am. As many as 60,000 candidates applied for the 1,370 vacant constable posts in the State.

Tight security arrangements were made at the examination hubs and centres to avoid any untoward situation.

Earlier on March 15, the board has cancel the written examination in all the recruiting districts and the Police Commissionerate after it got information about the leakage of question.

Crime Branch which has launched a probe into the case has arrested eight persons, including six police officials so far for their alleged involvement in police constable recruitment examination paper leak case.