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1.48 lakh appear in Haryana Civil Service exam in 535 centres | Chandigarh News


CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government as well as Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) heaved a sigh of relief as the written examination of HCS (executive) and allied services was conducted smoothly across the state on Sunday.
Examinations were held in two shifts.
Giving information in this regard, an official spokesperson said the commission had advertised 155 vacancies of Haryana Civil Service (executive branch) & other allied services in March 2021.
A total number of 1,48,262 candidates applied for these posts that are the highest-ever for the said examination. He added that a total of 535 examination centres were established by the commission for this examination in 13 districts of the state, namely Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Sirsa, Sonipat and Yamunanagar.
He added that 74,978 candidates appeared in the examination as per the preliminary information available till evening of September 12, 2021. The commission had made elaborate arrangements for smooth and fair conduct of the examination, CCTV cameras were installed in all rooms of the exam centres and live videos were monitored in the control room set up in the HPSC office, Panchkula, he added. He said biometric attendance of all candidates through iris scan was recorded. Intensive frisking of the candidates was also done in order to ensure that no candidate carries any electronic device or other material that could be used for breach of the sanctity of the examination. Videography of all the candidates and all important processes were got done at all centres.
He further said that to block the mobile signals, Jammers were installed in all centres. For the convenience of the candidates, facility for keeping the baggage was also provided at the centres. Besides, police arrangements were made to maintain law and order.





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