Interviews for government jobs in 23 of the country's 28 states and eight Union Territories, including the newly formed Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, have now been scrapped. Union Minister Jitendra Singh gave this information.
Interviews in Group B and C closed from 2016
According to information provided by the Ministry of Personnel and Training, Singh said that the arrangement for interviews for Group B (Non-Gazetted) and Group C posts in the Central Government has been abolished since 2016. He said that PM Modi had in 2015 talked of removing interviews from exams from Lalkilla and giving jobs on the basis of written exams.
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Singh said that on the advice of PM Modi, the personnel and training department has completed the process of removing the interview system from central government jobs within three months of considering the matter. It has been implemented on January 1, 2016.
Interviews will not be held in 23 states and 8 union territories.
He said that Gujarat and Maharashtra have accepted the rule very quickly. So the other state showed reluctance to implement this soon. However, now the system of not conducting interviews from the examinations of 23 states and 8 Union Territories has been adopted.
The job was messed up in interviews
The statement said that the system has proved to be very effective in removing the interview system to bring transparency in the recruitment process for candidates preparing for competitive examinations. There were frequent allegations that interview marks were being manipulated on a large scale for these jobs. And a large amount of cash was paid in return.
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