JKSSB defers computer based exams amid protests by aspirants

Amidst continued protests by the aspirants against the hiring of blacklisted company for conducting the computer based recruitment exams, Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board on Tuesday night deferred all the computer based written tests (CBT) till further announcement. The exams were scheduled to start from March 16 to April 5, 2023.
“The Computer Based Examination for various posts scheduled w.e.f. 16.03.2023 to 05.04.2023 are deferred till further intimation,” the JKSSB said in a tweet.
The protesting students and political leaders welcomed the decision of the JKSSB and reiterated their demand for immediate cancellation of the contract with APTECH Limited.
The protesting aspirants are also demanding removal of APTECH from conducting government recruitments, technical investigation into exams conducted by the agency and a strong law against those involved in paper leak scams.