SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission chairman B R Sharma on Saturday said that J&K Combined Competitive (Preliminary) examinations scheduled for tomorrow stand as of now.
“We will see,” Sharma said when asked about the demands by aspirants regarding postponing of the examinations in view of the severe weather conditions associated with snowfall and incessant rains.
“As of now the examination stands and will be held as per the schedule tomorrow,” he headed. Earlier People Conference president for the former minister in PDP-BJP alliance Sajad Gani Lone urged the government to step in the KAS examination.
“Aspirants r stuck. Government is duty-bound to intervene and take remedial measures. Hope, chairman PSC B R Sharma takes note,” he said in a tweet. Despite calls for postponement of the examinations, the JKPSC has remained resolute, even as some candidates have accused it to be indifferent to the challenge thrown by the weather and other fronts. “Heavens are unlikely to fall if the exams are not deferred. It is impossible to move outside. The weather is severe and as such the commission should take a call beforehand and postpone the exam,” some aspirants said.
As per the JKPSC, over 30000 applications have been received for the examination which has been scheduled for October 24 across Jammu and Kashmir. (GNS)