The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) will conduct the 65th Combined (Preliminary) Competitive Exam (CCE) on Tuesday. The examination will be conducted in a single shift from 11 am to 2 pm at 718 exam centres spread over 35 districts.
Officials said more than four lakh candidates have registered for the preliminary exam this year.
The commission has issued instructions to be followed by the appearing candidates. ‘The candidates should reach the exam centre one hour before commencement of the exam. The commission will bar the candidates from taking the exam if they were found carrying mobile phones, Bluetooth,Wi-Fi, electronic pen, smart watch, whitener, eraser and blade. The commission will declare the answer-sheet invalid if they find any mark or sign on them. Carrying calculators is strictly prohibited. The candidates also have to carry ID proof with photograph like Aadhaar Card, Driving licence, PAN card or Passport for verification purpose’, the BPSC notification reads.
Meanwhile in Patna, the district administration has invoked Section-144 of the CrPC within 200-meters radius of every examination centre under Patna sub division to prevent unscrupulous elements gathering in the prohibited areas to create disturbances.