Thousands of civil companies candidates ready for his or her examination date may have to apply afresh because the state authorities has determined to introduce the sportsmen quota within the posts, to be stuffed by the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC). Following the current resolution of the Cabinet to present recruitment to sportspersons within the state, the federal government has requested the PPSC to withdraw the sooner emptiness round and “ask for fresh applications”, thus delaying the recruitment.
In a current letter to the PPSC, a duplicate of which is with The Tribune, it has been said by the Personnel Department that Recruitment of Sportsmen Rules, 1988, can be relevant to all upcoming exams. “In all cases where posts were advertised but the examination has not been conducted, a re-advertisement will be issued and all applicants will have to apply again. However, those who have already paid the fees need not pay it again,” it says.
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Sources stated the choice was seemingly to delay the examination because the PPSC would have to re-advertise the posts and provides enough time to all new candidates, together with sportsmen, to apply. The Punjab Government had notified the brand new guidelines for sportsmen in July 2020, a month after the posts have been put up for being stuffed by the PPSC.
According to the PPSC web site, the final date for filling the web software kind was June, 20, 2020, whereas the Preliminary Combined Examination-2020 was tentatively scheduled for September. “However, the exact date for the preliminary examination is to be intimated later depending upon the public health safety situation,” it stated. PPSC Secretary (Examination) Jasleen Kaur Sandhu stated the chairman had acquired the letter. “The government has sought our comments only and the chairman is looking into the matter,” she stated.