The Uttar Pradesh government cancelled the UPPCS Civil Services Exam 2015 (Provincial Civil Services Preliminary Examination) after an exam paper was leaked on Whatsapp messaging service even as the STF arrested three persons in connection with the leak.
Following is the list of major papers leaks in recent years following the UPPCS question paper leak case.
November, 2014: The question paper leak of Staff Selection Commission higher secondary level exam, left Uttarakhand jolted. At least 21 candidates in Haldwani, Almora and Dehradun were caught cheating.
April 2014: A solver gang was detected in the UP State Engineering examination (UPSEE) in which names of students of Institute of Engineering and Technology cropped up. The inquiry was handed over to the crime branch.
June 2014: The UP Combined Pre Medical Test (UPCPMT) was cancelled when its paper got leaked after boxes containing question papers kept in a bank’s locker in Ghaziabad were found tampered. A faculty member of King George Medical College was arrested for alleged involvement.
December 2013: Examination of National Insurance Company Limited was cancelled after its paper got leaked in Lucknow.
June 2013: An employee of a private firm was arrested after it was found that score of some candidates was manipulated while uploading CAT-2012 scores on the official website.
April 2013: Nine people, including six government officials, were arrested in connection with a case of Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Tier-I Examination paper leak.
April 2013: A former engineering student was caught when impersonation racket was detected in SBI PO exam.
April 2012: Six persons were arrested in Agra for duping engineering aspirants by charging rupees two lakh each.
May 2011: Question paper of AIEEE leaked in which one person was arrested.