Blacklisting period of APTECH over in May 2022: JKSSB Chairman

'Blacklisting period of APTECH over in May 2022: JKSSB Chairman'

Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) chairman Rajesh Sharma on Friday assured the youth that there will be no compromise on transparency and merit while the blacklisting period of APTECH recruitment agency is over.

Addressing the press conference here at Jammu, he said the blacklisting period is for three years and this company's period got over in May 2022 while recruitment is being done in a free and fair manner. He also said the particular agency is already conducting exams across the country and at the Centre.

He further said that the present protests seem to be motivated to derail the functioning of the board. There are certain elements their distortion and misinformation on the issue, he added.

"We are very much aware of your concerns and all efforts will be made to conduct exams in a fair, transparent and secure manner. Do not pay heed to rumour mongers and those with ulterior motives, who are only here to disrupt the processes,” Sharma assured aspirants.

He further said that justice will be ensured while the ability and merit of youth will be respected and strict action will be taken against all those elements who are trying to harm the future of meritorious aspirants.

On allegation against the recruitment agency, he said that the matter is sub-judice and the high court will take a decision in the matter. "The issue will be settled by the law and not by sloganeering. The instant protests seem to be an attempt to influence the high court," he added