On 26 February, 2017, an incident of leakage of question papers for Common Entrance Examination for recruitment of Other Ranks in Army under Headquarters Recruiting Zone, Pune in the States of Maharashtra and Goa, was reported. The Government has ordered an enquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the matter. A total of seven (07) cases have been reported during the last three years and the current year.
Strict instructions have been issued to follow Standard Operating Procedures and that any violations thereof will be strictly dealt with. Further, the Government has approved introduction of Online Entrance Examination for recruitment of Other Ranks in Army.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Kumari Sushmita Dev and others in Lok Sabha today.