srinagar: Several KAS aspirants held a protest in Srinagar’s press enclave on Tuesday asking for mains examination to the deferred.
Mehreen Bakshi, one of the aspirants said, “It is possible for us to sit in the mains exams which is scheduled from 15 February. However, these 429 aspirants got only seven days to prepare. Along with 6825 aspirants who figure in both selection list. These 6825 candidates were under suspense whether exam will be conducted from same date or not. The aspirants were suffering from mental trauma due to the attitude of the commission”.
The candidate also got a voice of support from bureaucrat Shah Faesal, Managing Director JKSPDC, who endorsed the demand of candidates on his Facebook timeline.
“My inbox is full with messages from KAS candidates who want that JKPSC should defer the upcoming CSC Exam by a month at least, because they couldn’t get adequate time to prepare. Also, due to extreme cold weather in Kashmir this time, it is very hard for the students to give their best. I fully endorse the demand of students and am hopeful that JKPSC will consider it on its merits”.
The aspirants requested chairman JKPSC and Chief Minister of the state to defer the exams by at least 45 days.