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Pakistan is a country, where a good merit-based job is a rare commodity due to rampant nepotism and corruption. There exist an annual based, the most prestigious exam of Central Superior Services (CSS), which commences in every February, and is considered the corruption free exam.
Notwithstanding with the fact, yesterday, a piece of news highlighted on Pakistani media channels has shocked the CSS aspirants and others in the country. According to the news, few government officers were apprehended for leaking the question papers of CSS 2019_ CSS exam is currently going on. Besides Government officials, one random person was also arrested.
Presently, CSS exams began on 14th February 2019 under the auspices of the Federal Public Service Commission’s (FPSC). Exams are being held across the country; mainly in Quetta, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Islamabad, Peshawar and other significant cities of the country. So far four papers of the prestigious exams have been completed.
Accused Tajamal Hussain Naqvi
On Saturday, 16 February 2019, Federal investigation agency (FIA) received various complaints regarding the selling of the CSS question papers. FIA with its swift action arrested Syed Tajamul Hussain Naqvi – who works in Excise and Taxation Department Punjab coupled Engineer Shehzad Sial. In addition, FIA, after investigating the culprit Syed Tajamul Naqvi, got to know that one of the main culprit Khalid Hussain Mughairi, Assitant Director FPSC and in charge of examination in Quetta has a key role in the vicious scandal. Thereafter, a team of FIA in Quetta apprehended the offender Khalid Hussain Mughairi.
Culprit, Khalid Hussain Mughairi
According to the reports, Assistant Director Mughairi’s account in Multan was credited with PKR 0.9 million by Regional Tax Office (RTO) Multan Inspector Sajjad. The accused, Khalid Hussain Mughairi was shifted to Lahore for further investigations. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)has taken the physical remand of four days from the court and has widened the area of investigations.
The news wreaked havoc on the hearts of those aspirants who work tooth and nail to pass the exam and to allocate in their desired groups. Reportedly, aspirants give their years to CSS and burn midnight oil just for passing the esteemed exam. Many were gloomed and asserted that their only hope of CSS has ended!
Central superior services (CSS) exams consist of 12 papers, 6 compulsory and 6 optional subjects. Approximately 20,000 candidates apply for the exam and compete for 12 services groups; after the written exam and interview process around 200 gets to allocate in the federal services.
Huge hue and cry have begun on social media after the infamous paper-leak scandal.
This page on FB is requesting aspirants to knock the door of Chief Justice
The accused Tajammal Hussain was recently got allocated via PMS.
This man Rightly said, “Greed can lead to havoc”
“CSS” Last Hope for many…
Exactly, Ghareebon ka asra “CSS”
Many are saying Goodbye to the “CSS”
The sad incident happened at the time when the country is fighting hard with the cancer of corruption. Css is the only hope for many in the country! Hopefully, Chief Justice and the Prime Minister Imran Khan, the enemy of corruption, would take pragmatic steps in resolving the paper-leak issue.