Lakhs of students prepare for various entrance exams every year to bag the much coveted government or banking sector jobs
Preparing for a? Here’s a tip – buck up your knowledge on cult-like figures and the job is youOver the last two years, some of the questions that candidates have been asked to answer in Haryana are related to Baba Ramdev and other such cult-like figures.
Here are such questions:
Where is the dera of Kali Kamali Baba located in Haryana? Who is the guru of Baba Ramdev? On which part of the body is the ornament ‘Chalkada’ worn?
Millions prepare for various entrance exams every year to bag the much-coveted government or banking sector jobs.
Why ask such questions?
Candidates and social activists are now questioning “the logic behind such questions” for recruitment to the posts of police constable, clerk, food sub-inspector, patwari (revenue official), statistical assistant and even pump operators.
Young job aspirants are often baffled as they do not find answers to these questions in any book and have to seek help from their relatives and grandparents. Appearing for these exams becomes a nightmare for many.
BJP backs such questions
Raman Malik, spokesperson for BJP in Haryana said, “the questions are related to the social fabric of the state that should be known by the aspirants.”
“Job seekers must be sensitive and aware of diversity in society. If those who know about the social fabric are selected, they will be able to serve people in a better way, he added”.
Modi-government schemes fill Civil prelims exam
In June, the BJP-led government was criticised for questions asked in this year’s civil services preliminary examination. The aspirants were asked questions related to Goods and Services Tax (GST), benami transactions and schemes run by the central government.
“What is/are the most likely advantages of implementing Goods and Services Tax?” reads a question. |