IEP CHANDIGARH JULY 15, 2022
Adequate arrangements have been made by the Haryana Government for smooth, copy-free and fair conduct of the HCS and Allied Services Examination to be held on July 24, 2022. For this examination, as many as 1,48,262 candidates will appear at 524 examination centers in 10 districts across the state.
This information was given in a meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal regarding the conduct of the examination with Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police held through video conferencing here today.
Sh. Kaushal directed that the Deputy Commissioners should appoint Flying Squad of officers for each 5-10 locations in their districts. The joint team of Deputy Commissioner and Police should visit the examination centres set up in the districts and check the area around the centre. Extra vigil should be kept on the suspicious movements of any person or vehicle near any examination centre. Also the exam centers should be visited on the day of the exam as well.
He also directed that Section 144 should be imposed near examination centres and the surrounding area. Apart from this, special vigil should be kept on sensitive centres. He also said that directions should be issued to keep the coaching centres closed on the day of the examination. Apart from this, the stationery shops should also be monitored.
Sh. Kaushal further directed that the Deputy Commissioners should appoint a nodal officer in their respective districts for overall supervision of the examination. Besides this, a coordinator should also be appointed who will coordinate with the staff at the examination centers and ensure all arrangements like rooms, furniture, arrangement of drinking water and toilets, etc. in the examination centres.
The Chief Secretary directed that on July 22, the Deputy Commissioner should hold a joint meeting with the nodal officers, flying squad officers and representatives of the agency at the examination centres and conduct a trial run of all the activities related to the examination.
He further directed the Superintendents of Police that checking should be done in and around the examination centres and special care should be taken not to allow large gatherings outside the examination centres on the day of examination.
Director General of Police, Sh. P. K Agarwal while directing the Superintendents of Police said that often attempts are made to copy by using electronic items. Therefore, the arrangement of parking should be done away from the examination centres, so that any such incident can be prevented. Social media and the cyber cells will also work actively on the day of examination so that the activities happening through the internet can be monitored.
It was informed in the meeting that the exam material for the morning and evening shift examinations would be sent separately and the GPS location of the strong rooms set up in the districts to keep the examination material would also be recorded. The entry -exit record of strong room will also be kept.
He said that CCTV cameras would be installed at the entrance and rooms of the examination centres. Every single activity will be recorded from the time of entry till the end of the examination. In addition, jammers will also be installed.
It was informed in the meeting that the candidates should go for the examination after carefully reading the instructions given by the Commission. The exam will be held on July 24, 2022 in 2 shifts. There will be General Studies paper which will be held from 10 am to 12 noon and CSAT paper from 3 pm to 5 pm. All the candidates should take special care of the time.
Haryana Public Service Commission Chairman, Sh. Alok Verma, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Sh. V. Umashankar, ADGP CID Sh. Alok Mittal, Police Commissioner Panchkula Dr. Hanif Qureshi, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister-II,Smt. Ashima Brar, Secretary, Haryana Public Service Commission, Sh. Yash Garg, Deputy Commissioner, Kurukshetra, Sh. Mukul Kumar were present.