The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts SSC CHSL at 10+2 level for recruiting candidates for various vacant central government positions of Data Entry Operators (DEO), Postal or Sorting Assistants, Lower Divisional Clerks (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) and other positions at ministries of Government of India.
The examination has already begun from March 4 and will continue till March 28, 2018, around 438 examination centers in 92 cities across the country. Until March 8, 2018, total 5,58,319 candidates have appeared in the examination and a total of 10 cases of malpractices have been reported so far by the commission at the various examination centers of the SSC CHSL 2017 exam.
Out of these, five cases have been reported at examination centers of Patna, two at those at Delhi and one each at Chandigarh, Gorakhpur and Allahabad locations.
According to reports, some people tried to impersonate the candidates registered for the examination and attempt the Tier I test of the SSC CHSL 2017 exam in their place. The cases were detected by the invigilators and the culprits were handed over to the Police for required action.
An official of SSC stated - "This examination is being conducted under strict surveillance and there is no report of any untoward incident. So far, 10 cases of impersonation have been detected from various venues across the country (i.e. 5 at Patna, 2 at Delhi and 1 each at Chandigarh, Gorakhpur and Allahabad)."
Apart from this, four cases of cheating were reported by the candidates of SSC CHSL 2017 exam. Two of such cases were reported at the exam centers of Patna and the remaining two at those of Delhi.
Police has already registered dates complaints against the candidates who were found to be involved in cheating. Further complaints were also registered against individuals, who tried to attempt the exam in place of the registered candidates. Concerned candidates were then debarred from any future SSC exam, along with the cancellation of their current CHSL 2017 exam.
As per an official notification by SSC - "Police complaints have been registered against the delinquent candidates/ persons involved in these exam related to malpractices. Further action against the involved candidatesviz. cancellation of their candidature and debarment from future examinations of the Commission has also been initiated".
Candidates who have or will successfully attempt their Tier I test of SSC CHSL 2017 exam can view their results on the official website of SSC at - ssc.nic.in, once they are released. SSC is expected to release the Tier I results on the official website soon after completion of the exams on March 28, 2018.
SSC also re-conducted the Tier II test of the SSC CGL 2017 examination on March 09, 2018. The same was intended for all the candidates who appeared for the exam earlier on February 21, 2018 across all exam centers in India.
However, the test was cancelled post reporting of some technical problems in the Quantitative Ability part of the test. As per SSC, the re-test was conducted successfully on March 09, 2018, without any incidents reported of malpractice. It was conducted at 174 exam centers at 61 cities, and total 35,146 candidates took part in the same.