Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that the exam fees will be refunded to those students who failed to qualify for the Grade III and IV recruitment exams.
He also said that the exams are going good and nearly, 9 lakh students have appeared in the examination.
''We are trying to announce the results of the same within a month. Moreover, for those who failed the recruitment examination, the government will refund the exam fees to that candidate,'' Sarma said while speaking to the media.
About 14 lakh candidates are expected to appear in the exams which will be held on August 21, 28 and September 11 in 25 districts.
Prior to the exam, Sarma had asked the authorities to suspend mobile internet in a bid to ensure the smooth conduct of recruitment exams. He also shared the SOPs and asked the DCs to adhere to these in letter and spirit with adequate security measures.
He had also asked the Director General of Police (DGP) to deploy an officer of the rank of Superintendent of Police (SP) in every district as the overall in-charge of security of all centres in the district.
Besides this, he also asked the DGP to deploy a Sub-Inspector rank officer in every centre of the state.
Following the Assam CM's order, internet services were suspended in 25 of the total 35 districts of Assam for four hours on August 21 to prevent malpractices during written examinations for Grade IV posts of various State government departments.
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 Cr PC were also clamped in those districts.
Now, on this Sunday i.e on August 28, mobile internet has been suspended again from 10 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 4 pm.
Besides the suspension of internet services, prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPc were also been promulgated in and around the test centres, as per government orders.