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Departmental Recruitment Board refutes rumors on social media regarding selection of Fireman, Drivers

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SRINAGAR : Refuting the rumors being spread through some social sites regarding the selection list of Fireman/Fireman (Drivers) as baseless and devoid of facts, the Departmental Recruitment Board (DRB) for recruitment of Fireman/Fireman (Drivers) has advised the aggrieved candidates who have any grievance over the selection list to not to pay any heed to such self made reports, reads a communiqué issued by DIPR-JK.

As per the official communiqué, DRB has said that in the past three days there have been some reactions on the social media posts wherein the Facebook users and some twitter posts have given misleading figures of the selection list of Fireman/Fireman (Drivers) for Jammu division and Kashmir division as well. The Board further stated that it has released the list of selected candidates on October 3, 2020 based on the re-written test conducted on 20.09.2020 and a total of 690 candidates including 592 Firemen and 98 Firemen (Driver) were selected.

The Board further informed that among the 6593 eligible candidates 1513 appeared from Jammu region, out of those, 231 candidates got selected. Similarly, among 5043 candidates of Kashmir division who appeared from Kashmir province, 453 candidates got selected while 6 candidates were selected from Ladakh. From the select list, it can be seen that 15% of candidates among those who appeared in the written test got selected from Jammu region while 9% of candidates, who had appeared from the Kashmir region, got selected from Kashmir region, DBR revealed.

The Board has asked the aggrieved candidates to mail their grievances, if any, over the selection process at [email protected] with supporting material. The DRB assured to look into and address all grievances of the aggrieved candidates with due diligence.

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