A major entrance exam for teachers in Uttar Pradesh has been canceled today after question papers were leaked to a WhatsApp group, officials said. Police have arrested several people in the incident.
The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level teacher aptitude test that requires teachers to teach elementary or upper primary in state-board approved schools. It will now be held next month.
“Information has been received that the UP-TET exam has been leaked, thus the exam has been canceled. Within a month, the candidates will be able to re-write the exam without any additional cost. An FIR has been ordered in this regard and the investigation is being conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force The accused have been handed over so that the accused can be identified and strict action can be taken against them, ”said state education minister Satish Dwivedi.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi has attacked Yogi Adityanath Sarkar for leaking Bhadra papers and alleging corruption.
Allegedly in India, the identity of this BJP government was created out of paper. Today, millions of young people have been working hard due to UP Tate Ka Paper being out.
– Priyanka Gandhi Bhadra (priyankagandhi) November 28, 2021Advertisement
The students were divided over how this would affect their prospects.
“We have just learned that the exam has been canceled. The cancellation of the exam is disappointing, it affects the vacancies available. But we are happy that we have found out about it in time,” said Gaurab Sharma, a candidate from Bulandshahr.
“They just announced the date of the exam, now it has been extended again. It will take time. They have said one month but we don’t know,” said another candidate from Bulandshahr.