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2013 Sindh Public service exam results are stated as void, new SPSC chairman will be appointed

Faryal Nadeem Mar 13, 2017
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Islamabad—The Supreme Court on Monday has declared the interviews and tests results to be held for Combined Competitive Exam-2013  as void. This exam was taken under Sindh Public Service Commission. The government ordered to appoint a new SPSC chairperson within two weeks. Fresh orders have been given for candidates to undergo recruitment procedure again. The order was issued by the Justice Qazi Faiz Esa which is applied to all candidates appearing in interviews and exams from 2013 till date.

SC have ordered the authorities to re-conduct exams and written tests of all the candidates during the same period. However, according to statistics, 27000 candidates took part in exams in last four years. Court have observed the appointments and said that they were not transparent. A new chairperson will be appointed as well as the members of Sindh Public commission in just a month. All the members will be appointed on merit so that commission must meet the prescribe qualification.

A person of competence and integrity will meet the stipulated qualification for appointment as chairman of Commission regarding Article 242 (1B) of the constitution within two weeks.

The examinations of 2013 will be canceled because of discrepancies. Given discrepancies and large scale illegalities which were committed in written tests and interviews of CCE-2013, the same are canceled and are set aside.

The court made the statement clear that screening tests are not canceled, but their results were stated as void. Suo Motu case was initiated on application sent to Chief Justice by Advocate Mohammad Junaid Farooqui challenging the eligibility of Chairman and the members of SPSC that they are not well qualified for posts.

Three members and decision filed the case is pending. Candidates who appear in the SSC exams will have to appear again. Out of 27000 candidates, 644 cleared exams and 227 candidates were successful in interviews. However, Five members and SPSC chairman resigned by following Suo Moto notice.