Updated: September 28, 2021 10:12:48 am
Using an advanced, high-tech jugaad, an aspirant appearing for the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET) attempted to cheat using a Bluetooth device fitted inside his slippers! Although his mission failed, the ingenious idea has got everyone talking online.
The government had gone all out with regard to security measures to prevent malpractices in the examination and had even suspended internet services across the state. Besides, cops were deployed at various centres. According to ANI, the candidate who had arrived at a centre in Kishangarh, Ajmer to write the exam on Sunday was detained after the invigilators spotted a wireless device in his ear.
Rajasthan: A candidate who had come to write REET exam yesterday at a centre in Kishangarh, Ajmer was detained after bluetooth device was found fitted in his slippers
SP Ajmer says, “Bluetooth devices were found in his slippers & ears. He’s being questioned after being detained” pic.twitter.com/mbJmJpV9F8
— ANI (@ANI) September 27, 2021
Identifying the offender as Ganesh Ram Dhaka (28), police said he confessed to having purchased the footwear from one Tuljaram Jat in Bikaner for a whopping Rs 2.5 lakh, the report added.
When it comes to cheating during examinations, desi students have all kinds of tricks up their sleeve. While many marvelled at the ingenuity of the cheaters, others lambasted the students for resorting to unfair means to pass the exam and still others responded with sarcasm and jokes.
Iska 50% dimaag bhi padhai mein agar isne lagaya hota toh exam clear kar leta.
— G (@aTrader2019) September 27, 2021
Modern problem requires modern solutions.
— पवन कुमार Pawan Kumar. (@pawanArya1994) September 27, 2021
This dude should get some points for resourcefulness.
— Ordinary Person (@ordinarperson01) September 27, 2021
Elon Musk in Making..
— Raj (@depp489) September 27, 2021
— Ravi Shankar (@StubRavi) September 27, 2021
— Delhi-NCR waale (@desiboy847) September 27, 2021
Maan gaye….. https://t.co/ku7HMlXHiC
— Samir/ समीर/ سمیر/ਸਮੀਰ/સમીર (@samirsrivastava) September 27, 2021
I’d award him Electronics Engg degree https://t.co/YdDvFoy0Gj
— India Against Sarcasm (IAS) (@ravithinkz) September 27, 2021
According to PTI, five persons were arrested in Bikaner in connection with the Bluetooth-device cheating racket. “Two of those arrested were gang members who provided the candidates with the slippers,” the report added. In Dausa and Jaipur rural, police arrested four and eight dummy candidates, respectively. Seven others were arrested from different places.
Nearly 16 lakh candidates appeared for the examination which was held at 4,019 centres across the state to recruit Level 1 (Class I-V) and Level 2 (Class VI -VIII) teachers. The last REET was conducted in 2018.
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