6th JPSC Exam: Sixth JPSC has been associated with controversies from PT to final result. The recruitment process which started in October 2016 was completed on 21st April 2020 with the final result, but against the result, the candidates approached the High Court. On this, the High Court has given its decision on Monday and has directed JPSC to prepare the merit list again.
After the advertisement was out in October 2016, the preliminary examination was taken in the month of December itself. After about two months, its result also came on 23 February 2017. In this 5138 candidates passed. Due to wrong questions, the matter went to the High Court, after which the revised result came out in August, in which 6103 candidates passed. The matter remained entangled in the assembly-cabinet to the High Court, then on August 2018, the second revised result of PT was released. In this 34,634 candidates qualified for Mains. Everyone also filled the application for mains and also gave the main exam on 28 January 2019, but the High Court directed to check the copy of 6103 candidates on the basis of the first revised result of PT.
Its result came on 15 February 2020 and 990 candidates were selected for the interview. The interview process took place from 24 February to 6 March. After the declaration of the result on 21st April 2020, a case of adding the qualifying paper number to the total number, passing the marks less than the cut off marks and failing the marks more than the cut off marks also came to the fore. In protest against the result, the candidates are agitating in front of their respective homes following social distancing in lock down. From thali-bells, lamps, candles and torches, copies of mark sheets and admit cards were also burnt. The candidates even sat on fast.