Punjab Police SI exam scrapped, fresh schedule to be announced soon

In order to maintain fairness in the recruitment process, Punjab Government has scrapped the examination conducted to fill 560 posts of sub-inspector (SI).

According to an official spokesman, these exams were held from 17 to 24 August at different places in the state.

The action is taken on the directions of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa. Dates to conduct fresh examinations for the recruitment of SIs will be notified soon.

“On the directions of CM @CharanjitChanni and Deputy CM @Sukhjinder_INC to maintain the integrity and fairness of the examination process for recruitment, @PunjabPoliceInd has scrapped the examinations conducted to fill 560 posts of Sub-Inspectors,” the Chief Minister’s Office tweeted on Sunday.

The official spokesperson further said that on the basis of complaints regarding cheating and malpractices, the police have already registered three FIRs including in SAS Nagar, Patiala, and Khanna district.

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by ADGP Parmod Ban, ADGP Special Crimes, and Economic Offences Wing Punjab have been constituted to carry forward the fair and expeditious investigation of the cases registered in this regard.

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