Government orders CBI probe into alleged SSC exam scam, students continue protest


New Delhi: The government today ordered a CBI investigation into an alleged ‘Staff Selection Commission’ (SSC) job scam, as was being demanded by students across the country who allege corruption in the recruitment exam. Students say they still won’t call off the protest.

“We have accepted demands of protesting candidates and have given orders for CBI inquiry, protest should now stop, ” said Union home minister Rajnath Singh.

Candidates who took the SSC exam have alleged that the question paper was leaked and that there was mass cheating in the combined graduate level exam held from February 17 to 21. Aspirants have been holding protests outside the SSC’s office at in Delhi for the last six days, demanding a CBI investigation into the matter.



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