Army entrance exam put off

Patiala, April 19

The common entrance exam for candidates, who had cleared the physical test for recruitment in various categories in the Indian Army, scheduled to be held on April 25, has been postponed in the wake of spike in Covid-19 cases.

Officials at the Army recruitment office said candidates from five districts namely Patiala, Sangrur, Mansa, Barnala and Fatehgarh Sahib were shortlisted, after they cleared the physical test.

Army Recruitment Director Col RR Chandel said: “The director-general of recruiting, IHQ of the Ministry of Defence (Army), has decided to put off the written test (Common Entrance Exam) that was scheduled on April 25 at the 1st Army Division Signal regiment ground on the Sangrur Road.”

He said the candidates would be informed about the next date for the test. The coordinating conference that was scheduled for April 21 for the subject exam was also cancelled, he added. — TNS

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