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Mumbai confidential: Out of Syllabus

BMC staffers said they were asked questions on zilla parishad and gram panchayat, which do not pertain to civic administration.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
November 22, 2021 4:48:47 am
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

A large number of staffers of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, who appeared for an exam for the assistant commissioner post, were stumped by the questions in the papers by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC). BMC staffers said they were asked questions on zilla parishad and gram panchayat, which do not pertain to civic administration. They are now preparing to move the court as they feel that the MPSC framed the questions keeping in mind revenue department officers, who were also the candidates.

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