The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the multi-tasking (non-technical) employees examination, 2022, in 13 regional languages along with Hindi and English for the primary time, an official assertion issued on Friday mentioned.
The 13 regional languages are Urdu, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Konkani, Manipuri (additionally Meitei), Marathi, Odia and Punjabi.
The SSC is without doubt one of the largest recruiting companies of the federal government, with its foremost mandate being recruitment to all Group B (non-gazetted) and Group C (non-technical) posts in numerous central ministries/departments.
Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Jitendra Singh mentioned the transfer is in tune with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imaginative and prescient of offering a stage enjoying discipline to all job aspirants. This is to make sure that nobody is denied a chance or is at an obstacle as a result of language barrier.
He mentioned the transfer will fulfil the upcoming demand of candidates from completely different states, significantly from southern India.
“This is likely to benefit a very large number of candidates from all over the country,” the minister added.
Singh asserted that after this historic transfer, efforts will probably be made in the direction of making the examination extra inclusive for all vernacular languages talked about in Eighth schedule to the Constitution.
He reiterated that PM Modi in the course of the inauguration of the “Kashi Tamil Sangamam” in Varanasi, November final yr, had identified that ‘regardless of having one of many world’s oldest residing languages, i.e., Tamil, we lack in honouring it absolutely.’
Singh mentioned it’s the steady endeavour of SSC to supply a stage enjoying discipline to completely different sections of the inhabitants and bridge the regional disparities. This will in the end assist attain the beliefs of the Constitution, whereas celebrating the linguistic range of our nation.
The minister mentioned as a way to overview the scheme and syllabus of examinations carried out by the Commission, together with the medium during which the examinations are carried out, the Department of Personnel and Training had constituted an knowledgeable committee.
It has, inter-alia, really useful that it could be in health of issues to conduct the examinations for lower-level posts in a number of languages.
The authorities has accepted the suggestions of the committee, mentioned the assertion issued by the Personnel Ministry.
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