UP TET paper leak: One more arrested as UP STF found paper, admit cards from him

UP TET paper leak: One more arrested as UP STF found paper, admit cards from him

P Special Task Force (STF) arrested one accused in connection with UP TET paper leak matter. The police seized one set of question paper of UP TET 2021, six admit cards and three mobile phones from him, informed Sanjeev Gupta, IG (Law and Order).

Lucknow: UP Special Task Force (STF) arrested one accused in connection with UP TET paper leak matter. The police seized one set of question paper of UP TET 2021, six admit cards and three mobile phones from him, informed Sanjeev Gupta, IG (Law and Order). 

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2021, which was scheduled to be held on Sunday, November 28, had been cancelled due to paper leak. The UP TET 2021 paper 1 was to start at 10 am, however, just ahead of the commencement of the test, the question paper went viral on several WhatsApp groups in Mathura, Ghaziabad and Bulandshahr.

So far, at least 24 people have been arrested in connection with the paper leak of the UPTET 2021 examination.

While handing over the case to Special Task Force (STF), basic education minister Dr Satish Dwivedi said, “The paper leak of UPTET 2021 exam will be conducted by UP STF. Uttar Pradesh government will soon conduct the exam within a month,” he added. 

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said free services will be provided by the State Road Transport Corporation buses to the students appearing for the UPTET 2021 examination and no additional fee will be charged from any candidate. 

In a tweet, the Uttar Pradesh CM said, “The state government is standing with the candidates of UPTET. The re-examination will be conducted in a transparent manner within one month. No additional fee will be charged from any candidate. The candidates appearing for the examination will be given free travel facilities in Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTCHQ) buses.” 

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first published:Nov. 30, 2021, 6:47 p.m.

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