The preliminary and mains examination for the recruitment were held in April and September 2017, respectively. Interviews of eligible candidates were conducted in March-April 2018 and final results were published on May 30 2018.
According to police, the accused, Manoj Thovade, was posted in Aurangabad as a clerk. His seniors had first raised doubt over his selection when he was found short of standard typing speed. “His senior found him slow in clerical work and suspected that he may have cheated,” an official said.
Physically challenged Ramesh Gorakh Gholap hailing from Barshi in Solapur district has topped the examinations conducted by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission for various posts,the results of which were declared on Saturday.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists on Tuesday gheraoed Madhukar Kokate,chief of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission,demanding that the MPSC exam,which is scheduled three days after the UPSC prelims,be postponed.
After UPSC exams,the female brigade has now outsmarted the males in the Maharashtra Public Service Commissions exams. Girls clinched the first three ranks with Punes Shama Dhok-Pawar securing first rank.