Bill introduced in Lok Sabha to deal strictly with rigging in competitive examinations

Bill introduced in Lok Sabha to deal strictly with rigging in competitive examinations

Public Exam Bill 2024: The Central Government introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha today, Monday, to deal strictly with rigging and irregularities in competitive examinations. In this bill, there is a provision of 10 years of jail for taking strict action against those who leak exam papers or run solver gangs. In this case, a fine of up to Rs 1 crore has been fixed.

The name of this bill related to strictness on rigging in examinations is 'Public Examination (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill 2024' which was introduced by Union Minister Jitendra Singh. In the recent past, there were many reports of exam papers being leaked, the major ones being Rajasthan Teacher Recruitment Paper Leak, CET Paper Leak for Group D Recruitment in Haryana, Junior Clerk Recruitment Exam Paper Leak in Gujarat and Bihar Constable Recruitment Paper Leak Case. Are.

This bill has been brought to ensure high level of transparency, fairness and credibility in public examinations. Those candidates who want to work honestly in the examinations will be rewarded for this transparency and their future will be secure.

Highlights of Public Examination Bill 2024:

This bill ensures action against organized gangs, mafia and those involved in rigging examinations without affecting the students. If any government employee is found involved in paper leak, he will not be spared.

The High Level National Technical Committee for Public Examinations will give its suggestions for conducting computerized examinations in the future to make the examinations more secure.

The committee will also develop a protocol for the digital platform to be used for the examination. For this, a foolproof system will be developed regarding IT security system. Due to this, electronic surveillance and IT and physical infrastructure of the examination centers will also be set up for the examinations.

Earlier, while addressing the budget session on January 31, President Draupadi Murmu had said that the government is aware of the concern of the youth regarding the rigging in the examinations.

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