Certified copy of appellant’s answer book for SSC pre exam along with the details of the marks obtained by the last candidate in the examination - CIC: Provide a copy of appellant’s OMR Sheet of SSC Pre Examination and the cut off marks for selection
The Appellant sought certified copy of his answer book for SSC pre exam conducted in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on 14.10.201 7 along with the details of the marks obtained by the last candidate in the aforesaid examination
Grounds for the Second Appeal:
The CPIO has not provided the desired information.
Relevant Facts emerging during Hearing:
The following were present:-
Appellant: Present on phone
Respondent: S Lata, Under Secretary & then CPIO, Staff Selection Commission, Block No.12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road , present on phone.
Appellant stated that he has received copy of descriptive answer sheet for the SSC Examination held at Bhopal on 28.01.2018, whereas, he had sought for copy of his OMR Sheet of SSC Pre Examination held on 14.10.2017 at Bhopal for selection in Non-Tech cadres. He further stated that he also wanted to know the cut off marks for selection in the averred examination.
The then CPIO submitted that she will abide by the orders of the Commission and will have to search for relevant records of 2017 examination.
In view of the specific relief sought by the Appellant during hearing, Commission directs the CPIO to provide to the Appellant a copy of his OMR Sheet of SSC Pre Examination held on 14.10.2017 at Bhopal for selection in Non-Tech cadres and also the cut off marks for selection in the said examination. The said direction should be complied by the CPIO within 30 days from the date of receipt of this order, when CPIO resumes routine office after the COVID -19 lockdown is lifted. A compliance report to this effect be duly sent to the Commission by the CPIO.
The appeal is disposed of accordingly.
Divya Prakash Sinha
Citation: Rishabh Jain v. Staff Selection Commission in File No: CIC/SSCOM/A/2018/155966, Date of Decision: 11/05/2020