Last update: August 06, 2022, 10:27 IST
The quality of education in Bihar is declining day by day, and the results of the Principal (Principal) post exam published by the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) are a shocking indictment of the reality.
BPSC had conducted the examination for the recruitment of principals in government schools on May 31. There were 6,421 vacancies across the state and more than 13,000, mostly teachers at present, appeared for the exam.
However, only 421 candidates have passed this exam.
According to a BPSC official, 87 candidates had filled the OMR sheets incorrectly, as a result, their candidatures were automatically cancelled.
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The official said that the exam was based on objective questions with 100 questions of 100 marks each coming from Social Studies, 50 questions carrying B.Ed of 50 marks and negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
Out of 421 successful candidates, 99 passed from General Quota, 103 from Scheduled Caste/Tribe and 140 from Other Backward Classes (OBC).
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