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GPSC Class III Clerk and Tax Inspector exams to be held soon

Gujart Public Service Commission GPSC has declared Class III non-secretariat clerk exam on 17/11/2019, GPSC would conduct State Tax Inspector,Class-III against Advt. No. 80/2018-19 for which main exams would be held on 24/11/2019 and 1/12/2019. Gujarat clerk posts exam to be held for class 12 pass candidates.

Over 10 lakh candidates have applied for 3,771 posts of class III non-secretariat clerk and office assistant posts. The examination was earlier scheduled on October 20, was cancelled amid protest over change in eligibility criteria.

Today Gujarat government stated that the exam for recruitment of non-secretariat clerks and office assistants, which was earlier cancelled due to changes in the eligibility criteria, will be now held on November 17 for which No New Registration is required. The government has also decided to scrap a notification which earlier declared that only graduates were eligible to appear for the exam. Now, both graduates, as well as class 12 pass candidates, can appear for the exam, Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel told media in Gandhinagar. The state BJP government came under severe criticism after the exam was cancelled last Friday. Candidates, as well as students’ representatives, staged protested across the state demanding the reinstatement of the old rule and holding the exam at the earliest. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani got representations from various quarters over the issue.
We have decided to hold this exam in the interest of the 10 lakh candidates who already registered themselves for the recruitment test,” Patel said.The exam will now be held at over 3,000 centres across the state on November 17. Over 10 lakh candidates, including those who passed Class 12 and graduates, applied for 3,771 posts of class III non-secretariat clerk and office assistant, Patel said. The examination, earlier supposed to be held on October 20, was cancelled last week by the Gujarat Subordinate Service Selection Board (GSSSB), citing a change in rules by the General Administration Department (GAD). As per new rules of the GAD, a bachelor’s degree is the minimum educational qualification for these posts and not the higher secondary school (Class 12) certificate.We have decided to scrap that GAD notification which had declared that only graduates are eligible to appear for this exam,” Patel said. Now, both graduates as well as those who have passed Class 12 can appear for the exam on November 17. All the eligible candidates who are already registered can appear forthe exam he said.

Today Congress leader Hardik patl reacts on Non Secretariat Clerk re-examination.