Order on medical test

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By Our Correspondent
  • Published 12.08.17

Ranchi, Aug. 11: Jharkhand High Court today directed the state government and staff selection commission (SSC) to ensure that candidates who had been declared unfit in medical examination, but secured marks more than the last cut-off marks of a selected candidate be re-examined by a new medical board.

The directive was issued on Friday on a petition filed by one Mithun Kumar who was a constable candidate but was declared unfit in medicals.

Later, Kumar got himself examined before a CRPF medical board and was found fit. He moved high court alleging foul play in the medical examination conducted by the SSC.

The matter will come up again after three months.

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