SSC Exam Scam Protests Go Ugly | Students Wear Black, Shave Heads & Tie Ribbons In Resentment

Refusing to call off protests, students show resentment against violated code of conduct of SSC online recruitment exams.

Staff Selection Commission has faced a lot of criticism in recent times. Wrapped up in controversy of SSC exam scams as students refuse to call off protests organised against violated code of conduct of various SSC recruitment exams. The protests have gone a step ahead to take an ugly shape wherein students are struglling hard for their rights.

Allegated to have leaked papers prior to holding exams, Staff Selection Commission is a conducting body of various recruitment exams which promise government jobs to aspirants. Circulation of question paper on social media, paper leaks and allotment of many admit cards to one candidate are issues just to name a few. Students are distressed and angry at such a harsh level of misconduct of national level prestigious exams by SSC.

SSC Exam Scam Protests | Students Urged To Wear Black To Venues

Candidates have been protesting for more than a week now in front of the Staff Selection Commission Delhi office. The Commission although took a measure to rectify issues in the conduct of SSC CGL Tier-2 exam 2017 last month. SSC scheduled a re-test for students who faced challenges in appearing for SSC CGLE 2017 on March 9, 2018.

In an initiative to observe a silent protest, the candidates were urged to appear for the test dressed in black. Male students went a step ahead and shaved their heads to propagate the message. Even girls did not think twice before tying their hands and cover mouths with black ribbons to protest.

The paradoxical irony of the situation was that the same was done on Women’s Day. The gestures go on to prove the sad state of the scenario of jobs and employment to candidates via SSC recruitment tests. Be it MTS, CHSL, CGL or any other test for that matter.

CBI To Probe SSC Exam Scam | Students Still Refuse To Call Off Protest, Know Why

After demanding CBI inquiry into the SSC exam scam issue, the same has been initiated. Students still have refused to cal off the protests. As young as 20-year olds are sitting on the roads under scorching heat to struggle for their rights. Students from across the nation have come forward to speak up and narrate their plight.

They still won’t get up and move to wait the result of CBI probe as they have demanded a time-bound closure to the issue. Some are on the verge of losing their eligibility for the exams due to frequent delays in the same. Distressed students call for an appeal.

All we hope and pray is justice is granted to the innocent deserving candidates who have been toiling hard to prepare for such exams.


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