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Punjabi language test mandatory for candidates applying for Group C, D posts: CM Mann

On May 5, the state government kick-started a drive to fill 26,454 vacancies, including a large number of posts from the Group C and D categories.

PTI Reported by: PTI Chandigarh Published on: May 26, 2022 10:23 IST
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Punjabi language test mandatory for candidates applying for Group C, D posts: CM Mann

Highlights

  • The decision was taken by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann at a meeting with officials
  • The move is aimed at promotion of the language
  • Candidates will have to score a minimum of 50% marks in the Punjabi language eligibility test

The Punjab government on Tuesday made it mandatory for candidates applying for its Group C and D posts to clear a Punjabi language test with at least 50 per cent marks.

The move is aimed at the promotion of the language, according to an official statement.

The decision was taken by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann at a meeting with officials here.

Mann said it will now be mandatory for all candidates applying for Group C and D posts to clear the Punjabi language eligibility test with a minimum of 50 per cent marks prior to competing for the recruitment exam.

On May 5, the state government kick-started a drive to fill 26,454 vacancies, including a large number of posts from the Group C and D categories.

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